how to pronounce fußball


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the above transcription of fußball 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.

fußball is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… da hat sich im fußball in der fifa in …”

meanings of fußball


  1. The ball with which association football is played: a football, a soccer ball.
  2. The sport of association football; soccer.

fußball frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word fußball occurs in german on average 24.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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