Easiest German Pronunciation

Easiest German Pronunciation: The easiest introduction to pronunciation of German words is to pronounce the German words spelled like English.

The very easiest German words to pronounce are German words spelled like English and also pronounced like English.

These German words spelled like English and also pronounced like English are also the very easiest German words to take with you when you travel to Germany.

After German words spelled like English and also pronounced like English, the next easiest German pronunciations are German words spelled like English but pronounced somewhat differently than English.

This is the Easiest German Pronunciation for two reasons:

First, some parts of these German words spelled like English are pronounced the same way as in English. This reveals that you already know how to pronounce some parts of these Easiest German words, which should give you confidence.

Second, by pronouncing the other parts of these German words - the parts that are different from the English pronunciation you are familiar with - you will begin to get an understanding of the German pronunciation system.

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German Spelled Like English But Pronounced Somewhat Differently:

Note: German nouns are always capitalized.

[In the pronunciation guide, the syllable to stress is in capitals.]

GERMAN -- [SAY GERMAN]

April -- [ah-PRIHL]

Arthritis -- [ahr-TREE-tihs]

Aspirin -- [ahs-pih-REEN]

Audio-Guide -- [OW-dee-oh-‘guide’]

August -- [OW-goost]

Auto -- [OW-toh]

beige -- [BEH-zhuh]

Bus -- [boos]

Butter -- [BOO-tehr]

CD -- [TSAY-day]

Christ -- [kreest]

Club -- [kloop]

Deodorant -- [deh-oh-doh-RAHNT]

Digital -- [dee-geeh-TAHL]

Drink (n) -- [treenk]

E-Ticket -- [AY-tee-keht]

Euro -- [oy-roh]

Fax -- [fahks]

Film (movie) -- [feelm]

Finger -- [FEENG-uh]

Florist -- [FLOH-rist)

Hamburger -- [HAHM-boor-guh]

Hammer -- [HAHM-muh]

Hand -- [hahnt]

Information -- [ihn-fohr-maht-SYOHN]

Insulin -- [in-zoo-LEEHN]

international -- [inter-naht-syoh-NAHL]

Kilometer -- [KEE-loh-meh-tehr]

Kiwi (fruit) -- [KEE-vee]

Lotion -- [loht-SYOHN]

Margarine -- [mahr-guh-REE-nuh]

Marzipan -- [MAHR-tsee-pahn]

Massage -- [mah-SAHDJ-uh]

Mayonnaise -- [mah-yoh-NAY-zuh]

Meter -- [MEH-tehr]

Mild -- [meeld]

Minute -- [mee-NOOH-tuh]

Moment -- [moh-MEHNT]

Museum -- [moo-ZEH-oom]

Muffin -- [MOO-fihn]

Name -- [NAHM-eh]

Olive -- [oh-LEE-vuh]

Online-Ticket -- [OHN-lien-TEE-keht]

Online-Tickets -- [OHN-lien-TEE-kehts]

Oregano -- [oh-ray-GAH-noh]

Paprika -- [pahp-reeh-KAH]

Penis -- [PAY-nihs]

Person -- [pehr-SOHN]

Pizzeria -- [pihs-seh-REE-ah]

Portion -- [pour-TSYON]

Problem -- [prohb-LEHM]

Pullover (sweater) -- [POOL-oh-fehr]

Region -- [rehg-YOHN]

Restaurant -- [rehs-toh-RAHNT]

Ring -- [reeng]

Route -- [ROO-tuh]

Rucksack -- [ROOK-zahk]

Rum -- [room]

Safe (for valuables) -- [sehf]

Salami -- [zah-LAH-mee]

Sardine -- [zar-DEE-nuh]

Sauce -- [ZOH-suh]

Sauna -- [ZOW-nuh]

Seminar -- [zehm-ee-NAHR]

September -- [zehp-TEHM-behr]

Shampoo -- [SHAHM-poo]

Ski (n) -- [shee]

Statue -- [STAH-too-ay]

Steak -- [stehk]

Student -- [shtoo-DEHNT]

Tampon -- [TAHM-pohn]

Terminal (airport) -- [tehr-mee-NAHL]

Theater -- [teh-AH-tehr]

Tourist -- [too-RIST]

USA -- [OO-ehs-ah)

Vagina -- [vah-GEEH-nah]

Vitamin -- [vee-tah-MEEN]

warm -- [vahrm]

Whisky -- [VEES-kee]

Winter -- [VIHNT-ehr]

Zoo -- [tsoh]

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In some cases two words spelled like English are joined together to form one German word:

GERMAN -- -- [SAY]

Digitalfotos -- [dihd-jih-TAHL-foh-tohs]

Jazzclub -- [YAHTS-kloop]

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