how to pronounce berg


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the above transcription of berg 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.

berg is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… denn nur wenn ein berg was los ist kann …”

meanings of berg


  1. Any of two municipalities in Switzerland.
  2. A place name, listed as follows:.
  3. Any of three municipalities in Bavaria, Germany.
  4. A former duchy and later grand duchy in Westphalia (Germany).
  5. A municipality of Troms, Norway.
  6. Any of three municipalities in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
  7. A surname, as of the composer Alban Berg.
  8. A municipality of Lower Austria, Austria.


  1. A mountain, hill.

berg frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word berg occurs in german on average 41.8 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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