how to pronounce kolonie


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the above transcription of kolonie 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.

kolonie is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… an der spitze der kolonie standen der …”

meanings of kolonie


  1. Synonym of Siedlung (“housing estate"), chiefly when created specifically for the workers of a mine or factory.
  2. Colony.

kolonie frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kolonie occurs in german on average 2.3 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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