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The @ sign is typically pronounced as an English at. For the dot, you either say Punkt or nothing at all, if it is clear where the segments start. Regarding other special characters, the underscore is called Unterstrich and the hyphen Bindestrich or just Strich. (Sometimes Minuszeichen or Minus is used, i.e. minus sign, though I fail to see a good reason for ...


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The first e in "leben", "stehen" and "sehr" is a long e and thus pronounced like the "a" in "late" without the "-y" sound. The e in "pet" is a short e that you can find in the last e of "leben" and "stehen". In no case an "e" is pronounced like "i" in "Licht". In particular, "leben" and "lieben" are pronounced differently. There's normally no danger to ...


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The e in Leben is long, so it is quite different from the e in pet, which, if my understanding of English pronunciation is correct, is more like the short ä in hätte. The German long e is also different from the German long i as in Lieben. For a German there is no danger of confusing them. If your native language does not have both of these or does not ...



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