how to pronounce jahr


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the above transcription of jahr 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.

jahr is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… der uns bis zum jahr 2027 so nahe kommt …”

meanings of jahr


  1. Year (solar year, the time it takes the Earth to complete one revolution of the Sun).
  2. Year (period between set dates that mark a year).
  3. Year (level or grade in school or college).
  4. Year (time it takes for any astronomical object to directly orbit its star).

jahr frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word jahr occurs in german on average 544.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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