calendar>>May 27. 2011 Juch 100
Superior Korean Language
Pyongyang, May 27 (KCNA) -- Some time ago, the DPRK observed the 45th anniversary of President Kim Il Sung's work "On Correctly Preserving the National Characteristics of the Korean Language."

The Korean language is rich in pronunciation and expression.

The language has 19 consonants and 21 vowels, 40 in all.

It makes it possible to correctly pronounce any difficult and complicated words and properly express delicate feelings and subtle differences between things.

The Korean language provides favorable conditions for pronouncing other languages distinctly.

It has different tones and good intonation so that it sounds beautiful.

The distribution rate of the open syllables in practice is some 65 percent.

The pronunciation rules are also well framed.

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