Translation of "umlaut" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

umlaut

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈʊm.laʊt/

a mark put over a vowel in some languages, such as German, to show that the pronunciation of the vowel is changed

(德语等语言中表示元音发音发生变化的)变音符
The German word 'Gebäude', which means 'building', has an umlaut over the 'a'. 德语词 Gebäude 意思是“建筑物”,其元音 a 字母上有一个变音符。

(Translation of “umlaut” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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