how to pronounce hof


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the above transcription of hof 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.

hof is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… die reha und den hof wie das ist nicht …”

meanings of hof


  1. Farmyard (central area of a farm, excluding the fields).
  2. Farm, agricultural enterprise.
  3. Court (residence and entourage of a nobleman).
  4. Yard, court, courtyard (open area by a house or enclosed by houses).


  1. A city in Bavaria.

hof frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word hof occurs in german on average 25.2 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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