how to pronounce café


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the above transcription of café 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.

café is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… kann ich vielleicht im café machen oder …”

meanings of café


  1. Coffee.
  2. A café, a coffee shop.

café frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word café occurs in german on average 17.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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