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How to tell where to break syllables in romanized spelling?

Most English speakers would naturally think that a word like "haenyeo" should be pronounced as "haen-yeo", but in fact it should be "hae-nyeo" (해 녀). This would also ...
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삽십 v 삼십 - mistake or genuine alternative?

I bought a book of short stories in intermediate Korean and spotted 삽십 where 삼십 is clearly meant (the duration of a taxi ride). My Korea-born and -speaking wife confirmed this. Is that a typo (ㅂ (q) ...
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육, 륙 or 뉵 for number 6?

I have a doubt concerning how to properly write the digit 6 in hangeul. As far as I understood, its pronunciation varies between 육 and 뉵, but it's never written 뉵. I saw an extract from an older ...
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Are the counters in the same word of the numbers?

I don't understand if the counters are in the same word of the numbers, for example do I write 한개 or 한 개?
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What's the difference between 곁에 and 곁엔?

so 곁에 and 곁엔 are pronounced differently but is there a difference in meaning? google translate says the first one means 'beside' and the second one is 'by the side' so I'm confused, how is it ...
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I am studying from Yonsei University textbook which has no answers and I need to know which sentence is correct: 창문을 닫아주십시오 or 창문을 닫어주십시오?

Which sentence is correct: 창문을 닫아주십시오 or 창문을 닫어주십시오?
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How is the common Korean greeting, "have you had lunch?" spelled?

I'm working through Korean Pimsleur and they mentioned that a common greeting in Korean is "have you had lunch?", but I can't seem to find the correct spelling. It sounds like 점심 튜셨어요 or 점심 드셨어요. ...
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Wiki: Common spelling errors that Koreans (are likely to) make

Those who are studying Korean could be exposed to various spelling errors made by native South Koreans. It is beneficial for language learners to know what errors are common in Korean text. Some of ...
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