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The German Consonant "k"
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German Consonants
1. The letter "b"
2. The letter "ch"
3. "ch" in ~ the start of native
4. "chs" and also "ck" sounds
5. The letter "d"
6. "d" plus one more consonant
7. The letter "f"
8. The letter "g"
9. "gn" and also "ng" sounds
10. Loan native containing "g"
11. The letter "h"
12. The letter "j"
13. The letter "k"
14. "k" plus another consonant
15. The letter "l"
16. The letter "m"
17. "m" plus one more consonant
18. The letter "n"
19. "ng" and "nk" sounds
20. The letter "p"
21. "p" plus various other consonants
22. The "pf" sound
23. The letter "q"
24. The consonantal "r"
25. "r" plus one more consonant
26. The vocalic "r"
27. The letter "s"
28. The "sch" sound
29. "sp" and also "st" sound
30. The letter "t"
31. "t" in consonant swarm
32. The letter "v"
33. The letter "w"
34. The letter "y"
35. The letter "z"
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The German Consonant "k"
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The German consonant "k" is most frequently pronounced in the same method as the last letter the the English word "cook". The /k/ monosi is a membranous plosive, which means that it is articulated in the soft palate or velum towards the ago of the vocal tract. The closure is thus developed further back in the oral passage 보다 with other consonants. Unequal the monosi /g/, the vocal cords execute not vibrate together the consonant is articulated, which makes /k/ a "voiceless" consonant.Click either right here or top top the sound icon on the left come hear a aboriginal speaker say six German indigenous all start with the letter "k". The words us are given in the box below together with an English translation:

sound 1: "k" in early position
kalt(cold)Kaffee(coffee)
Kino(common)kommen(to come)
Kuchen(cake)kein(not a, none)

Now click either here or ~ above the sound icon on the left come hear 4 German native in i beg your pardon the letter "k" shows up as the first letter in a consonant swarm at the start of a word. The words themselves are provided in the box below along with an English translation:

sound 1: "k" + consonant in early position
klein(small)klasse!(great!)
krank(ill)Krieg(war)

Next, click either here or on the sound icon on the left to hear four German indigenous in which the letter "k" appears in medial position. The words themselves are given in the box below along with their English translation:

sound 3: "k" in medial position
Theke(bar; counter)Paket(packet)
Socke(sock)lecker(tasty)

Now click either here or on the sound symbol on the left to hear a aboriginal speaker pronounce 4 German native in i beg your pardon the letter "k" appears at the finish of a word. The words us are offered in the box below in addition to an English translation.

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Note how the letter "k" and "g" are pronounced in the very same way, i.e. As the monosi /k/, once they appear at the finish of a word.

sounds 3: "k" in last position
Streik(strike)Kuckuck(cuckoo)
Rock(skirt; rock music)Glück(happiness)

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How to pronounce German "k" in consonant clusters