how to pronounce bar


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the above transcription of bar 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.

bar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… habe ihn über die bar gehören meine …”

meanings of bar


  1. Night club (pub).
  2. Bar (unit of pressure).
  3. Bar (desk).


  1. Pure.
  2. In cash.


  1. Bare.


  1. Without.

bar frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word bar occurs in german on average 36 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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