how to pronounce gebärde


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the above transcription of gebärde 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.

gebärde is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… nicht nur dass nicht nur gebärde im …”

meanings of gebärde


  1. A gesture used in sign language.
  2. Any gesture of the body.

gebärde frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gebärde occurs in german on average 0.5 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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