how to pronounce bauer


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the above transcription of bauer 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.

bauer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ich will jetzt herr bauer bei ihnen sehr …”

meanings of bauer


  1. Builder.
  2. Farmer, peasant, boor (male or of unspecified sex).
  3. Pawn.
  4. Jack, knave.
  5. Birdcage.


  1. An occupational surname​.

bauer frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word bauer occurs in german on average 14.9 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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