Wikipedia mentions that 아래아 is

still used in the Jeju language and sometimes as a substitute for ㅏ a in logos and advertisements

Is this the case, and what are the most obvious examples? How does it change the pronunciation compared to 'ㅏ'?


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We do not know how 아래 아 was pronounced when it was made, but yes, in Jeju dialect it is still used. And it is pronounced as [ɒ], or [어]. 아래아's one usage example is 한/글, a Korean word editor program.

Its logo looks like this.

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아래아 is usually used to make a logo look "archaic". Another example of 아래아 being used in a logo for a product called '참 크래커' is given below.

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