how to pronounce bass


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the above transcription of bass 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.

bass is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… anders als bass und fitnessstudios die …”

meanings of bass


  1. Bass, double bass (stringed instrument).
  2. Bass (singer; section of musical group).
  3. Bass (low spectrum of sound).


  1. Greatly.

bass frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word bass occurs in german on average 7 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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