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German Audio Request

miljan
355 Words / 1 Recordings / 2 Comments
Note to recorder:

The goal here is to learn subtle differences in pronunciation of similar words. Please, read at natural speed. I know there are a lot of words, but it would be such a great resource for everyone learning German pronunciation. Thank you in advance. :)

A - ah
als - (des) Alls
Bad - bat
bald - ballt
Band - bannt
Bayer - Baier
bis - Biss
Boot - bot
Bund - bunt
Chor - Korps
das - dass
dehnen - denen
erhält - erhellt
Fähre - faire
Fällen - Fellen
fällt - Feld
fast - fasst
Ferse - Verse
fiel - viel
frisst - Frist
Gäste - Geste
Gewand - gewandt
Grad - Grat
Graf - Graph
Hai - Hi
hallte - halte
Hälmchen - Helmchen
hält - Held
Hämmer - Hemmer
harrt - hart
hasst - hast
Häute - heute
Heer - her
Hemd - hemmt
Hertz - Herz
hohlen - holen
Ihre - Ire
isst - ist
Jagd - jagt
Kain - kein
Kälte - Kelte
kannte - Kante
konnten - Konten
küsste - Küste
Laib - Leib
Laie - Leihe
laichen - Leichen
Lärche - Lerche
lasst - Last
Leere - Lehre
leerer - Lehrer
leid - leiht
Lied - Lid
Lieder - Lider
lies - liess
Mahl - mal
Main - mein
Mainz - meins
man - Mann
Märkte - merkte
Meer - mehr
Miene - Mine
misst - Mist
Mohr - Moor
Nachnahme - Nachname
nahmen - Namen
pisste - Piste
rächt - recht
Rad - Rat
Rain - rein - Rhein
Rechte - rechte - rächte
Reede - Rede
rein - Rhein - Rain
reist - reißt
ruhte - Rute
säen - sähen
Sätzen - setzen
Saite - Seite
seid - seit
schafft - Schaft
Schlächter - schlechter
Sechs - Sex
sie - sieh
späht - spät
Stadt - statt - Statt
Städte - Stätte
Ställe - Stelle
starrt - Start
stiehl - Stiel - Stil
Tod - tot
Trend - trennt
Uhr - Ur
Verband - verbannt
Verben - werben
verliess - Verlies
viel - fiel
Villa - Wille
Volt - wollt
Waagen - wagen - vagen
Wahl - Wal
wahr - war
wahren - waren
wahre - Ware
währen - wären
Waise - Weise
Wände - Wende
Wehr - wer
wehrt - Wert
weiht - weit
weist - weisst
wieder - wider
Willen - Villen
wird - Wirt
Zunahme - Zuname

Recordings

Comments

getafix
Feb. 18, 2015

Hello miljan,

I would really like to help you with these German homophones, but I'm not quite sure what you want to achieve. I haven't read all through the list but they all seem to be homophones and no minimal pairs, since there is actually no difference in pronunciation. e.g. wird-Wirt are pronounced absolutely identical in German. The "d" at the end of every German word automatically becomes a "t" in pronunciation.

If you still would like a recording, just write back and I'll record the list for you.

Best wishes.

Lore
June 20, 2015

I read through your request, but seriously, there wasn‘t much of a difference between the pairs. One of the most obvious was Gäste vs. Geste. The pronunciation is different there and between Stil and Stiel, too. But these are really the most obvious ones. Most words just have the same pronunciation.

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