how to pronounce bettelei


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of bettelei 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.

bettelei is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of bettelei

example pitch curve for pronunciation of bettelei


test your pronunciation of bettelei

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of bettelei

video examples of bettelei pronunciation

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

“… jetzt auf der bettelei ratlos wie granit …”

meanings of bettelei


  1. Begging, panhandling.

bettelei frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bettelei occurs in german on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words with pronunciation similar to bettelei


Did this page help you?