how to pronounce generation


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the above transcription of generation 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.

generation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… ich glaube dass die generation viel mehr …”

meanings of generation


  1. Generation.

generation frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word generation occurs in german on average 35.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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