how to pronounce arbeitstier

/ˈaʁbaɪ̯tsˌtiːɐ̯/

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The above transcription of arbeitstier 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.

arbeitstier is pronounced in three syllables

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aʁbaɪtstɐ

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

“… machen aber das ist ein arbeitstier das …”

meanings of arbeitstier

noun:

  1. An animal that does labour for people; beast of burden.
  2. A machine, e.g. a car, kept for practical use rather than for leisure or as a status symbol.
  3. Plodder (one who must level out lacking talent).
  4. A person who works exaggeratedly hard.
  5. Workaholic (one who cannot relax).

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