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Serbo-Croatian

Comparison table of Serbo-Croatian letters and hangul

This is an unofficial translation. See the original in Korean on the National Institute of the Korean Language website.

Consonants

LetterHangul: before vowelHangul: before consonant or word-finalExamples
bbbeubog 보그 bogeu, drobnjak 드로브냐크 deurobeunyakeu, pogreb 포그레브 pogeurebeu.
cchcheucigara 치가라 chigara, novac 노바츠 nobacheu.
čchchičelik 첼리크 chellikeu, točka 토치카 tochika, kolač 콜라치 kollachi.
ć, tjchchinaći 나치 nachi, sestrić 세스트리치 seseuteurichi.
dddeudesno 데스노 deseuno, drvo 드르보 deureubo, medved 메드베드 medeubedeu.
jjidžep 제프 jepeu, narudžba 나루지바 narujiba.
đ,djjjiÐurađ 주라지 Juraji.
fppeufasada 파사다 pasada, kifla 키플라 kipeulla, šaraf 샤라프 syarapeu.
gggeugost 고스트 goseuteu, dugme 두그메 dugeume, krug 크루그 keurugeu.
hhheuhitan 히탄 hitan, šah 샤흐 syaheu.
kkk, 크 keukorist 코리스트 koriseuteu, krug 크루그 keurugeu, jastuk 야스투크 yaseutukeu.
lr, ㄹㄹ llllevo 레보 rebo, balkon 발콘 balkon, šal 샬 syal.
lj리* ri/ry, ㄹ리* lli/llylljeto 레토 reto, pasulj 파술 pasul.
mmm, 므 meumalo 말로 mallo, mnogo 므노고 meunogo, osam 오삼 osam.
nnnnos 노스 noseu, banka 반카 banka, loman 로만 roman.
nj니* ni/nynNjegoš 네고시 Negosi, svibanj 스비반 seubiban.
ppp, 프 peupeta 페타 peta, opština 옵슈티나 opsyutina, lep 레프 lepeu.
rrreuriba 리바 riba, torba 토르바 toreuba, mir 미르 mireu.
ssseusedam 세담 sedam, posle 포슬레 poseulle, glas 글라스 geullaseu.
š시* si/sysyu, 시 sišal 샬 syal, vlasništvo 블라스니슈트보 beullaseunisyuteubo, broš 브로시 beurosi.
ttteutelo 텔로 tello, ostrvo 오스트르보 oseuteureubo, put 푸트 puteu.
vbbeuvatra 바트라 bateura, olovka 올로브카 ollobeuka, proliv 프롤리브 peurollibeu.
zjjeuzavoj 자보이 jaboi, pozno 포즈노 pojeuno, obraz 오브라즈 obeurajeu.
žjjužena 제나 jena, izložba 이즐로주바 ijeullojuba, muž 무주 muju.

Semivowel

LetterHangulExamples
j이* i/ypojas 포야스 poyaseu, zavoj 자보이 jaboi, odjelo 오델로 odello.

Vowels

LetterHangulExamples
aabakar 바카르 bakareu.
eecev 체브 chebeu.
iidim 딤 dim.
oomolim 몰림 mollim.
uuzubar 주바르 jubareu.

* When 리 ri, 니 ni, 시 si, 이 i for ‘lj, nj, š, j’ are combined with following vowels, write them as one syllable.

Transcription of Serbo-Croatian

This is an unofficial translation. See the original in Korean on the National Institute of the Korean Language website.

Follow the table and transcribe according to the following specificities.

  1. ‘k, p’
    • Write with 으 eu attached word-finally and before a voiced consonant, and as a syllable coda before a voiceless consonant.
      • jastuk 야스투크 yaseutukeu
      • opština 옵슈티나 opsyutina
  2. ‘l’
    • Write word-medial ‘l’ as ㄹㄹ ll before a vowel.
      • kula 쿨라 kulla
  3. ‘m’
    • Write word-initial ‘m’ before ‘l, r, n’ and word-medial ‘m’ before ‘r’ with 으 eu attached.
      • mlad 믈라드 meulladeu
      • mnogo 므노고 meunogo
      • smrt 스므르트 seumeureuteu
  4. ‘š’
    • Write ‘š’ as 슈 syu before a consonant and as 시 si word-finally.
      • šljivovica 슐리보비차 syullibobicha
      • Niš 니시 Nisi
  5. When a consonant combines with 예 ye, write 에 e instead of 예 ye. However, if the consonant is ㅅ s, write 셰 sye.
      • bjedro 베드로 bedeuro
      • sjedlo 셰들로 syedeullo

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