how to pronounce germanium


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the above transcription of germanium is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

germanium is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of germanium in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Krypton and neon neptunium germanium and …”

meanings of germanium


  1. An atom of this element.
  2. A nonmetallic chemical element (symbol Ge) with an atomic number of 32: a lustrous, hard-brittle, grayish-white metalloid in the carbon group.

germanium frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word germanium occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics germanium can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that germanium can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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