Words with 받침
A refers to the final consonant of a word. For example, the word has a since it ends in the consonant ㅇ while does not have a 받침 since the final letter ㅏ is a vowel.
Certain pronounciation and grammar rules take into consideration whether or not a word ends in a consonant or vowel. We give some simple examples here which will be explored in more detail in later sections.
The ending is added to a predicate stem ending in a consonant while is added to a predicate stem ending in a vowel.