Phrases & Vocabulary
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- as in bat
- as in king or celebrity
- as in dance but sometimes pronounced as English 't' usually at the end of words
- as in fan
- similar to the 'ch' in bach but a lot harder and more glottal. Also on occasion pronounced the same as the english 'g'
- as in hat but sometimes is a silent letter, usually when followed by a vowel for example the word 'huur' which when spoken, no trace of an 'h' can be heard. Which explains why the plural of 'huur' is 'ure'
- as in yak
- as in king
- as in lamp
- as in man
- as in nap
- as in pet
- as in rant but the sound is rolled
- as in set
- as in tale
- pronounced same as English 'f' but on rare occasions is also pronounced like the English 'v'
- pronounced the same as the English 'v' as in vet but also pronounced the same as English 'w' in some words
- same as English but extremely rare and usually found in scientific terms or loanwords.
- Also extremely rare but pronounced exactly as the German 'z' meaning bits or the same as the English 'z'