how to pronounce dame


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the above transcription of dame 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.

dame is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bei st ich habe ja dieser dame werden …”

meanings of dame


  1. Dame.
  2. Queen.
  3. Lady (woman of good breeding and manners).
  4. Lady; madam (polite term to refer to any woman).
  5. King.
  6. Draughts; checkers.

dame frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word dame occurs in german on average 66.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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