how to pronounce bär


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bär is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… auf die bahn entsprechend ein bär kennen …”

meanings of bär


  1. Boar.
  2. Large block or hammer for machining things or pile-driving.
  3. Bear (animal).
  4. Bear (male with bear-like characteristics).

bär frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word bär occurs in german on average 13 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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