Search German words by phonetic transcription




How to search words by phonetic transcription

You probably already checked out our German phonetic translator. It can convert German words into phonetic transcription automatically.

Sometimes you may need to do the opposite - enter phonetic transcription and find which words match this pronunciation. This tool does exactly that.

You don't need to enter the transcription of the whole word. Submit a piece of transcription and search for all the words containing the combination of phonetic symbols you entered (a maximum of 2000 words will be shown).

Please use the interactive keyboard to enter the phonetic transcription. It contains all the acceptable phonetic symbols. Do not use any other symbols in your query, such as stress marks, for example.

You can use asterisk (*) in the middle of your query to replace one or more phonetic symbols. In English, for example, "b*d" would find "bad", "bed", "bedding", "bid", "bread", etc.