how to pronounce autobahn


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the above transcription of autobahn 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.

autobahn is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ich sitze auf der autobahn ich nicht so …”

meanings of autobahn


  1. A class of road built to freeway standards, similar to a motorway.

autobahn frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word autobahn occurs in german on average 22.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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