German pronunciation guide for a Japanese speaker
Thread poster: Arline Lyons (X)

Arline Lyons (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:04
Japanese to English
Apr 13, 2010

Hello everyone,

I've been asked by a Japanese client for guidance on pronouncing a German word, "Kurzarbeit".

Does anyone know of any online Japanese/German resources that have a good pronunciation guide, or anything else that might help? I'd like to send in some links or information when I return the project tomorrow.

My German is very basic and I certainly wouldn't want to give anyone pronunciation advice. ^_^;

Many thanks in advance


Yasutomo Kanazawa  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:04
How about a German grammar book written in Japanese? Apr 13, 2010

Hello Arline,

According to my experience, German pronunciation is much easier than English. Below are a few links related to your question:

If you google by entering "ドイツ語の発音", you'll get about 156,000 hits.


P.S. Maybe you know this already, but "Kurzarbeit" is pronounced クルツアルバイトin German.icon_wink.gif


Arline Lyons (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:04
Japanese to English
Thank you! Apr 13, 2010

Hello Yasutomo,

Thank you very much for your reply and the links! I hadn't thought of searching on ドイツ語の発音 but of course, that makes perfect sense.

Many thanks


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