how to pronounce kaffee


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the above transcription of kaffee 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.

kaffee is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sitzen und sich eine tasse kaffee machen …”

meanings of kaffee


  1. Coffee (beverage made by infusing the beans of the coffee plant in hot water).
  2. Afternoon coffee, coffee and cake (afternoon meal in northern and central Germany, particularly on Sundays).

kaffee frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word kaffee occurs in german on average 98.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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