2

Heisung (heating)

as cs

' The Jitter pteCfdi-ng the e" should carry tw> dots (dicresis) Ovct iis form. The following is mcrcJf to like its place for printer's lack of proper litters.

For of, ac, uc, a litter o, a, u wijh dais above them is meant.

' The Jitter pteCfdi-ng the e" should carry tw> dots (dicresis) Ovct iis form. The following is mcrcJf to like its place for printer's lack of proper litters.

For of, ac, uc, a litter o, a, u wijh dais above them is meant.

The first column above contains the German word whose vowel pronunciation we try to match in English. The second column gives the English meaning. The third column brings an English word which, if pronounced slowly, produces the sound nearest io rhat of the vowel in the German word, for which we hunt.

It is suggested to mcmorhe the given English words which represent the sounds of the various vowels and diphthongs.

Medieval German, see Fig. 30, has many circumflexes ( * ) on the letters, meaning to strerch the letters long in the words. In French, such z circumflex indicates the ommission of an s, as a rule. In Dutch they double up the vowels if i "stretching" of the sound is to take place. See Fig. 31: genooden (German Gencssen).

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