how to pronounce alkohol


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the above transcription of alkohol 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.

alkohol is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… wenn bei den tätern alkohol im spiel ist …”

meanings of alkohol


  1. Alcohol, ethanol (substance).
  2. Alcohol, liquor (beverage containing the substance).

alkohol frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word alkohol occurs in german on average 40.9 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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