how to pronounce diabetes


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the above transcription of diabetes 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.

diabetes is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… ich bald hier diabetes kollege polizei …”

meanings of diabetes


  1. Diabetes.

diabetes frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word diabetes occurs in german on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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