Re: Matronymics and the way Zayin is pronounced #general

Robert Israel <israel@...>

In article <>, <> wrote:

There is no sound in the German language that resembles the Z in
I hesitate to question Michael's knowledge of German, but I was taught
that a single s before a vowel (as in "sie" or "Hase") is pronounced as
the English z in "zero". It certainly sounds that way to me when I hear
German. I this a question of regional differences?

Robert Israel
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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