relating to (a) the change of a vowel that is caused by partial assimilation to a succeeding sound or that occurs as a reflex of the former presence of a succeeding sound which has been lost or altered, or (b) the vowels (ä, ö, ü, or äu) resulting from such partial assimilation
How do you write Umlauts and ß on non-German keyboards? Wie schreibt man Umlaute und ß auf einer US-Tastatur?
I am German, but I thought I would ask this question in English so that everyone possessing knowledge about this specific subject could join in independently from the language it was asked in. In ...
I am looking for a table for converting German diacritics into their non-diacritic character combination equivalent. For instance that table would indicate that the umlaut ü may be converted to ue). ...
How do I learn to pronounce Ä (at least 2 different: "Ärzte" + slightly different "Ärmel", "ätzend") Ö (at least 2 different: "Öl", "Öffnung" + slightly different "Löffel") Ü (at least 2 ...
In English, the sounds like a, e, i, o or u are called vowel sounds. I want to know, whether ä, ö, and ü have certain names in German language and what the dots used to produce them are called.
I'm German and residing in France. When I was asked the following question the only word which came into my mind was Gesäß. Which German word contains the most ä, ö, ü, and ß in any variation? Are ...
Weihnachtlich und nächtlich sind Adjektive, die vom gleichen Wort abgeleitet sind. Warum hat ein Wort einen Umlaut und das andere keinen?