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A a

Ah; astronaut

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B b

Bay; baby

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C c

Tsay; creative, Celsius( soft c sound in German sounds like ts)

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D d

Day; dollar

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E e

Ey; elegant

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F f

Eff; effort

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G g

Gay; gorgeous

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H h

Haa; hammer

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I i

Eeh; Igor

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J j

Yot; yellow

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K k

Kah; camel

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L l

Ell; love

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M m

Em; man

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N n

En; nice

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O o

Oh; oven

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P p

Pay; party

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Q q

Koo; coral

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R r

Ehr; rich

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S s

Es; zoo, shine, mouse

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T t

Tay; tyrant

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U u

Ooh; sounds like Spanish 'u'

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V v

Fow; father

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W w

Vay; van

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X x

Ix; sounds like 'kz'

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Y y

Ep-si-lohn; yellow

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Z z

Tzet; makes 'ts' sound

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Ä ä

Similar to 'e' in melon

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Ö ö

Similar to 'i' in girl

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Ü ü

No equivalent in English; sounds kind of like 'ew' in ewie (as in gross)

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ß

Esszet; makes an English 's' sound