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the above transcription of bank 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.
the word bank occurs in german on average 47 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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An example use of bank in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:
“… also holen jetzt unsere bank helfer um 2 …”