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End Notes

Pronunciation Key

 

Vowels

Consonants

a
ā
â
ä

e
ē
ēr
ə

i
ī

o
ō
ô
Œ
oi
o͝o
o͞o
ou

u
û(r)

act
ape
care
art
ami

ebb
see
ear
uh (like the a in “alone”)
the a in “mental” ('mentᵊl)

if
ice

ox
no
ball
schön
oil
book
ooze
out

up
urges

 


b
c͜h
d
f
g
h
hw
j
k
ᴋ͜ʜ
l
m
n
ɴ
g
p
r
ʀ
s
s͜h
t
t͜h
v
w
y
ʏ
z
z͜h

back
chief
do
fit
give
hit
white
just
kept
loch
low
my
now
bon (i.e. nasalize preceding vowel)
sing
pot
read
rouge
see
shoe
ten
thin
voice
west
yes
as in French tu (tʏ) or German über ('ʏ ber)
zeal
vision