how to pronounce alt


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the above transcription of alt 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.

alt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… acht oder neun jahre alt als der als die …”

meanings of alt


  1. Old.
  2. Ancient.
  3. Elderly (inflected in the comparative).


  1. A type of beer, typical to the Rhineland region.
  2. Alto (musical voice; person or instrument that performs the alto part).

alt frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word alt occurs in german on average 117.7 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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