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Umlaut
 


Definition - 'Umlaut' is the German noun for 'diaeresis'. It is a mark placed on the vowels 'a', 'o', and 'u' to change the way these letters are pronounced.

Examples of words written with Umlaut:
             • ein Mädchen [a girl]
             • Österreich [Austria]
             • die Bücher [the books]


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