how to pronounce benjamin


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the above transcription of benjamin 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.

benjamin is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… hier in gestressten benjamin der kein …”

meanings of benjamin


  1. A male given name.
  2. Benjamin (Biblical figure).


  1. Youngest child.

benjamin frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word benjamin occurs in german on average 7.9 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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