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Re: conlan/natlang coincidences

From:John Leland <leland@...>
Date:Thursday, June 26, 2003, 18:18
It is true that vowel length is phonemic in Korean, and the native hangul
script represents each length with a different sign.  I believe both
types of Romanization attempt to represent the distinction, but neither
does it very well--see the earlier discussion of the spelling of Seoul.
John Leland