how to pronounce bis


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the above transcription of bis 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.

bis is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… in der zeit von 2005 bis 2009 wo ich die …”

meanings of bis


  1. To; all the way to.
  2. By.
  3. Until, to, through.


  1. To.
  2. Until.


  1. B-sharp.

bis frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word bis occurs in german on average 1312.4 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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