how to pronounce elf

/ʔɛlf/

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the above transcription of elf 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.

elf frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word elf occurs in german on average 2.7 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.

elf is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of elf

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

“… es gab tage mit elf oder zwölf stunden …”

meanings of elf

noun:

  1. Elf.
  2. Eleven.
  3. Football team, XI (so called because eleven is the number of players on such a team).

numeral:

  1. Eleven.

words with pronunciation similar to elf

wolfkleehufellekloschilfhofkaffalphaclou

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