how to pronounce kohl


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the above transcription of kohl 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.

kohl is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… zur zeit von helmut kohl nur der …”

meanings of kohl


  1. Cabbage (plant of the genus Brassica).
  2. Nonsense; idle talk.


  1. An occupational surname for a grower or seller of cabbages.

kohl frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word kohl occurs in german on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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