how to pronounce alpha


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the above transcription of alpha 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.

alpha is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… nicht nur alpha numerisch mit schönen …”

meanings of alpha


  1. Alpha (Greek letter).

alpha frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word alpha occurs in german on average 2.7 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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