German 101

a
like 'u' in "cup", 'a' in "target"
e
like 'e' in "ten", 'a' in "bake"
i
like 'i' in "bingo"
o
like 'oo' in "door", like 'o' in "top"
u
like 'ou' in "you"
ä
(Umlaut, transcribed as 'ae') like 'e' in "ten", 'a' in "band"
ö
(Umlaut, transcribed as 'oe') like 'i' in "Sir"
ü
(Umlaut, transcribed as 'ue') like 'y' in 'Tyrell'
y
same as 'ü', but also consonant "j" in words of foreign origin ("Yacht")

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