how to pronounce jungfer


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the above transcription of jungfer 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.

jungfer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… voll wo Starenhumus viel von dieser wieder schweren Jungfer haben …”

meanings of jungfer


  1. Maid, maiden; virgin.
  2. Unmarried woman; (old) maid, spinster.
  3. Petit, a size of type between Kolonel and Bourgeois, standardized as 8 point.

jungfer frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jungfer occurs in german on average 0.8 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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