how to pronounce bei


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the above transcription of bei 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.

bei is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Die Leute präsentieren in diesem Raum, worum es bei Tapsa geht, aber trotzdem sehe ich a …”

meanings of bei


  1. Over; during.
  2. With, to, towards.
  3. By; near.
  4. Upon, at the time of.
  5. At.
  6. In case of, in the event of.
  7. During; while; during the existence of.
  8. Care of.
  9. With; on.
  10. For; at; in.

bei frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word bei occurs in german on average 3155.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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