how to pronounce dirndl


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the above transcription of dirndl 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.

dirndl is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… zöpfen und meinem dirndl an genau das …”

meanings of dirndl


  1. Girl.
  2. Dirndl (traditional dress in parts of Bavaria and Austria).
  3. Cornel (tree and fruit).

dirndl frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word dirndl occurs in german on average 2.6 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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