how to pronounce bildung


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the above transcription of bildung 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.

bildung is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… anerkennung der pflege bildung für in …”

meanings of bildung


  1. Cultivation, refinement, education, culture.
  2. Formation, creation.

bildung frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word bildung occurs in german on average 33.4 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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