From: Charlie Ruland ☘ (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jan 01 2010 - 14:11:06 CST
For Hangeul I use Microsft’s “Korean Input System (IME 2002)”, and what
I do to ‘finalize’ an open syllable followed by an initial consonant is
press the ESC key. (I have no idea what the officially recommended key is.)
Ed Trager wrote:
> Hi, everyone,
> I have a quick and simple question about Korean input methods (IM):
> I'm sure someone on this list can tell me the answer.
> As we know, Korean Hangul syllables can be decomposed into [I]nitial
> consonant, [M]edial vowel, and [F]inal consonant jamos.
> Some syllables however end with a vowel, so there is no final
> consonant. For example, the last syllable of the word "kimchee" (김치)
> ends in the vowel "i" (ㅣ). Since the vowel "ㅣ" is at the end of a
> word, when I use a Korean IM on a computer and type a SPACE character
> after the vowel "ㅣ", the computer automatically knows to convert the
> two jamos " ㅊ ㅣ " into the precomposed syllable "치".
> However, what if a syllable like "치" appears in the middle of a word?
> How does one type the HANGUL FILLER (or some other "separator"
> character if HANGUL FILLER is not what is used) to tell the IM engine
> that I'm done with that syllable?
> In other words, what key do I press on the keyboard to "finish" a
> syllable that consists of only [I]nitial+[M]edial forms?
> On a separate note, Happy New Years everyone!
-- Charlie • 查理 • चार्ली • Чарли • تشارلي チャーリー • 찰리 • Τσάρλι • צ׳ארלי oṃ āḥ hūṃ ॐ आः हूँ
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