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How to pronounce ei and ie

How to pronounce ei and ie in German

Unlike in English, the letter combinations ei and ie represent consistent sounds in German. The combination ei is a diphthong (also spelled ey, ay, and ai). It is pronounced like the ei in Eisenhower. The letters ie represent the long “ee”-sound as in Marie. This is the same sound

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