Sam's German Learning Notes

German Alphabet

Audio
by Kiwi

The name of letters (slowly, then quickly), follow by
the sound of those letters within a word (slowly, then quickly)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z   

German Letters with approximate English phonetic spelling
A ah J yoht S ess a ahh
B bey, bay K kah T tee, tay ad
C cee, tsay L el U oo o oh
D dee, day M em V fow erh
E ey, ay N en W vay u ooo
F eff O oh X eeks ber
G gear, gay P pay Y irp-se-lon    
H hah Q koo Z tset    
I ee R er

Do not pronounce gray-out letters

 

Pronunciations Umlaut accent
& ligature
  • ie = ee
  • eu = oi
  • au = owl
  • sch = sch
  • ch = he (after e/i) /ha (after a/o/u)
  • = ae
  • = oe
  • =ue
  • = ss

 

Phonetic Spelling Alphabet

Letter German
DIN 5009
NATO
& ICAO
French
A Anton Alpha Anatole
rger - -
B Berta Bravo Berthe
C Csar Charlie Clestin
Ch Charlotte - -
D Dora Delta Dsir
E Emil Echo Eugne
F Friedrich Foxtrot Franois
G Gustav Golf Gaston
H Heinrich Hotel Henri
I Ida India Irma
J Julius Juliet Joseph
K Kaufmann Kilo Klber
L Ludwig Lima Louis
M Martha Mike Marcel
N Nordpol November Nicolas
O Otto Oscar Oscar
konom - -
P Paula Papa Pierre
Q Quelle Quebec Quintal
R Richard Romeo Raoul
S Samuel Sierra Suzanne
Sch Schule - -
Eszett - -
T Theodor Tango Thrse
U Ulrich Uniform Ursule
bermut - -
V Viktor Victor Victor
W Wilhelm Whiskey William
X Xanthippe X-ray Xavier
Y Ypsilon Yankee Yvonne
Z Zacharias Zulu Zo

 

 

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