how to pronounce als


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the above transcription of als 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.

als is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… der nichts weiter ist als ein journalist …”

meanings of als


  1. But, other than.
  2. As if.
  3. At (approximately) the same moment; when; while; as.
  4. Than.
  5. As; like; in the function of; in the form of.


  1. Creek, drainage channel.

als frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word als occurs in german on average 4511.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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