Pronounciation in German compared to English

along: as in "are" or "pass", short like English "u" or "o"
sound between a and e, as it is used most for "a" in English
csundry employment as k, s or ts
chno English equivalent, speak by your throat
ckk shortening the preceding vowel
elong as in English "way" without pronouncing the y, short like in "neck"
sometimes used to longer a vowel
eilike i or y are most used in English (for example: combine)
euEnglish equivalent: oy
eythe same as "ei" (look there)
gmostly the same pronounciation of "g", independant from the following letter
hgenerally used as consonant "h"
also used to longer a vowel
ilong like English "ee", short the same as in English
ielike English "ee"
jthe consonant part of "y"
osimilar to English "o" but more clear
like English use e, i or u before r
rdon't roll it
smost like English "z", in many cases like English "s"
schlike English "sh", also used instead of "ge" or "j"
spmost used like English "shp", sometimes like "sp"
stmost like sht, in many cases like st
pronounced as "s"
thantiquated version of "t"
tiopronounced as "tsyo"
ulike English "oo"
no English equivalent, create a hybrid of "ooy"
vbetween English "v" and "f"
wlike English "v"
ysame part as , i or j
zpronounced as "ts" » Eisenbahn » dictionary * pronounciation