Website with Phonetic Spelling?

Jun 10th, 2009, 05:57 PM
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Website with Phonetic Spelling?

Can someone please direct me to a website that will have not only the words in German and English but also the phonetic spelling?
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Jun 10th, 2009, 08:16 PM
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I do not know of any such website but the German language is phonetic and often sounds much like English. (English is largely based on German.) Get a basic German Language text or phrase book (Berlitz?) and it will have the phonetics.

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Jun 10th, 2009, 08:21 PM
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I have a book, by Duden, Das Aussprachewörterbuch, which has the pronunciation of over 130,000 German words in the IPA. I don't know where something equivalent might be on the web.

My Langenscheidt dictionary also has pronunciations in IPA.
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Jun 10th, 2009, 09:04 PM
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See if there's anything here that you find useful:
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Jun 11th, 2009, 01:36 AM
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Or how about this site that lets you hear the word pronounced correctly
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Jun 11th, 2009, 02:53 PM
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Posts: 1,939 is an online dictionary that I sometimes use. It has voice recordings for its entries (a small speaker to the left of the entry, for both German and English). Try it out!

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The nice thing about German is that the pronunciation rules are very straightforward (unlike English, which has a million-and-one "exceptions to the rule"), so once you get the basic pronunciations down, you will know (in theory) how to say anything!
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Jun 12th, 2009, 09:37 PM
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Great resources and exactly what I needed. Thanks to all!
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