German Pronounciation Chart

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German vowel pronunciation a stressed before one cons. [a] Vater [fa.t] a unstressed before one cons. [a] maxima l [ma.ksi.mal] aa (generally found stressed) [a] Saal [zal] ah (generally found stressed) [a] Mahl [mal] a before two or more consonants [a] Wasser [va.s] ai [ae] Mai [mae] ay (the archaic spelling of -ai ) [ae] Bayern [bae.n] a au [ao] Baum [baom] ä stressed before one cons. [] spät [pt] ä unstressed before one cons. [] Fäkulo m [f.ku.lom] äh (generally found stressed) [] Krähe [kr.] ä before two or more consonants [] Männer [m.n] ä äu [] Träume [tr.m] e stressed and before one cons. [e] ewig, be ten [e.v] [be.tn] e unstressed before one cons. [e] Etü de, Metha n [e.ty.d] [me.tan] ee (generally found stressed) [e] Seele [ze.l] eh (generally found stressed) [e] mehr [me] e before two or more consonants [] Bett, helfen [bt] [hl.fn] e in prefixes other than ‘ge-’ and ‘be-’ [] vergeht, entgehen, zerrissen [f.et] [nte.n] [ts.r.sn] e in prefixes ‘ge-’ and ‘be-’ [] gesund, behalten [.znt] [b.hal.tn] e in unstressed endings [] habe, kommenden [ha.b] [k.mn.dn] er in the monosylable ‘er’ (he) [e] er [e] er - in the prefix er - [] erlangen [.la.n] - er in endings [] aber, verbessern [a.b] [f.b.sn] ei [ae] ein [aen] ey (old spelling of ‘ei’) [ae] Meyer [mae.] e eu [] heulen [h.ln] i stressed before one cons. [i] Bibel [bi.bl] ih (generally found stressed) [i] ihr [i] ie stressed [i] Liebe [li.b] ie unstressed [i] vielleicht [fi.laet] ieh (generally found stressed) [i] Viehe [fi.] i before two or more consonants [] Kinder, ist [kn.d] [st] i as an unstressed glide [j] Stu die, natio n [tu.dj] [na.tsjon] -i in the suffixes ‘ -in’ and ‘ -nis [] Müllerin, Bildnis [m.l.n] [blt.ns]
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course MUS German Dic taught by Professor Anglin during the Spring '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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