The German Consonant: M
Yet another letter that is common between German and English! The German letter 'm' is pronounced exactly as its English counterpart, whether its at the beginning, middle, or end of a word.
Click on the examples in the table below to hear how words containing the letter 'm' are pronounced in the German language.
|Examples with Pronunciation|
|Letter 'm' in initial position|
|Mann - man||manchmal - sometimes||mehr - more|
|Morgen - morning/tomorrow||Mikrophon - microphone||möglich - possible|
|Letter 'm' in medial position|
|Blume - flower||Chemie - chemistry||Drama - drama|
|Familie - family||imitieren - to imitate||nehmen - to take|
|Letter 'm' in final position|
|dumm - dumb||Altenheim - retirement home||Baum - tree|
|Traum - dream||Film - film||Problem - problem|
The German letter 'm' is another easy one, due to its similarity
with its English counterpart!
The lesson is so simple, that it doesn't even need a summary!