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► Vowels / Vokale

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A *[a] or [a:] Kaffee
Vater
E *[e] or [e:] Esel
Eltern
I [i] immer
O *[o] or [o:] Rock
gro
U *[u] or [u:] Blume
Mutter
*[ε] or [ε:] Getrnk
spt
*[] or [:] hren
stlich
/ Y *[y] or [y:] bung
Symbol
AU [au] Auge
Frau
U, EU [oy] Freund
Gebude
AI, EI [ai] eins
Einladung
IE [i:] Spiel
** [iə] Familie


*  Single vowels are pronounced long or short. 
   But if they are followed by more than one consonant, they are pronounced short.
   When vowels are combined with consonant "
h", they are pronounced long.


** There are just few words for this pronunciation.
   Another examples are "
Lilie", "Studien", "Studie", "Medien and "Immobilien"

 

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