how to pronounce drei


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the above transcription of drei 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.

drei is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… oder wir sind da die drei oder die top-5 …”

meanings of drei


  1. Three (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 3; or describing a set with three elements).


  1. Three (digit/figure 3).

drei frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word drei occurs in german on average 440.5 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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