how to pronounce ball


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the above transcription of ball 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.

ball is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… menschen sollten ein touch ball wie ich …”

meanings of ball


  1. Ball (social gathering for dancing), prom.
  2. Ball (round or roundish object, most often used for games).
  3. Bullet.

ball frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word ball occurs in german on average 23.6 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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