how to pronounce alb


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the above transcription of alb 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.

alb is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… eine auszeit auf der alb ohne eltern und …”

meanings of alb


  1. Nightmare or physical ailment (formerly believed to be caused by an elf sitting on one's chest while one slept).
  2. Elf, especially an evil one.

alb frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alb occurs in german on average 1.4 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.

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