how to pronounce acht


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the above transcription of acht 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.

acht is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of acht in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… baby und als sie acht war bin ich auch …”

meanings of acht


  1. Land belonging to a mansion or monastery.
  2. The natural number eight.
  3. Sworn enmity; declaration of vendetta.
  4. The numeral sign 8.
  5. A figure eight shape; a bicycle wheel bent out of shape.
  6. Outlawry; banishment (declaration that someone is no longer protected by law).
  7. Attention; regard; heed.
  8. A playing card with the value eight.


  1. Eight (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 8; or describing a set with eight elements).

acht frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word acht occurs in german on average 58.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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