how to pronounce dem


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the above transcription of dem 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.

dem is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… super das heißt in dem kurs kann ich als …”

meanings of dem


  1. Dative masculine/neuter singular of der: the.


  1. Dative masculine/neuter singular of der: to whom, to which.

dem frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word dem occurs in german on average 5209.9 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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