how to pronounce des


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the above transcription of des 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.

des is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… als wie die bedeutung des feuers ist für …”

meanings of des


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


  1. D-flat.

des frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word des occurs in german on average 3121.2 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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