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I'm so confused! When do i use ß, ss, or s???

I'd appreciate help a lot!

May 29, 2018

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s - is what you normally write

ss - after short vowels (e.g. die Tasse, der Schlüssel, lassen, essen, müssen)

ß - after long vowels (e.g. die Straße, die Soße, der Fuß, die Füße, süßen) and diphtongs (e.g. heißen, schießen, außen)

Hope that helps a bit as a guideline :-)

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