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German term or phrase:Z
English translation:Z
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11:06 Aug 9, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics
German term or phrase: Z
Wann spricht man den Buchstaben "Z" wie aus:
[Zett] oder [Zii]?
Man hört beides öfters.
Adrian
[zed]
Explanation:
Leute aus Großbritannien sagen [zed]
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:32
Grading comment
Ja, aber im US-Englisch spricht man "Z" so aus: [Sii]. Aber "C" spricht man doch genau gleich aus, oder? Machen die Amis da keinen Unterschied bzw. wie erkennen
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Summary of answers provided
na[zed]
Kim Metzger
naZETT, ZED, ZEEFuad Yahya
na[Zett]
Kim Metzger


  

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3 mins
[Zett]


Explanation:
Im Deutschen wird Z immer nur [zett] ausgesprochen. US Amerikaner sprechen die Englische Buchstabe wie [sie] aus.


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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:32
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 123
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4 mins
ZETT, ZED, ZEE


Explanation:
German: ZETT

British: ZED

US: ZEE

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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5 mins
[zed]


Explanation:
Leute aus Großbritannien sagen [zed]


    Bi-lingual background
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:32
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 123
Grading comment
Ja, aber im US-Englisch spricht man "Z" so aus: [Sii]. Aber "C" spricht man doch genau gleich aus, oder? Machen die Amis da keinen Unterschied bzw. wie erkennen
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Jan 28, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
FieldOther » Art/Literary
Field (specific)(none) » Linguistics


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