German Alphabet ( Letters, Pronunciation Chart ) – Learn Easily

Hello Friends, In this post we are going to tell you about German Alphabet. As you know, English alphabet letters are mostly used everywhere. The German is also similar to English but difference in German Alphabet is only in pronunciation. The pronunciation of German Alphabet is quite different from English. We are going to tell you this in the post below.

German Alphabet Pronunciation Chart

 

German Alphabet

In German language, you also see four extra letters: ä, ö, ü and ß. But these four letters have not been added to the alphabet list and are not part of the German alphabet.

How to Pronounce German Alphabets

In the list given below, you can see all the German alphabet letters and for the pronunciation you can see the video below.

AlphabetPronunciationGerman Word (With translation)
AAhApfel (Apple)
BBehBall (Ball)
CTsehKatze (Cat)
DDehHund (Dog)
EEhElephnet (Elefant)
FEffFisch (Fish)
GGehGewehr (Gun)
HHahHen (Henne)
IIhIdee (idea)
JYottKrug (Jug)
KKahKaffee (Coffee)
LEllLöwin (Lion)
MEmmMango (Mango)
NEnnNose (Nase)
OOhOzean (ocean)
PPehPause (pause)
QKuhQuiz (quiz)
RErrRose (Rose)
SEssSun (Sonne)
TTehTelefon (telephone)
UUhUhr (clock)
VFauVater (father)
WVehUhr (Watch)
XIksX-Beine (knock-knees)
YYpsilonYoga (yoga)
ZTzettZabera (Zabera)

You must have noticed in this list that there is a lot of similarities in English and German words.

Four Extra Germen Letters 

ä, ö, ü and ß :  On top of these four extra letters, you must be seeing two dots, because of this it looks different from the rest of the alphabets. These dots above ä, ö, ü create the sharper sound. Which is called “Umlaute”. We can also write them like this : ae, oe and ue but they are not used so much.

ß : It will look like letter B it is called “Esszett” and it is also written as double ss. In German language it is used for the sound of sharp s.

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