how to pronounce kuli


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the above transcription of kuli 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.

kuli is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ganz blöd mit dem kuli über dieses …”

meanings of kuli


  1. Coolie (unskilled Asian worker, usually of Chinese or Indian descent).
  2. Slave.
  3. Clipping of Kugelschreiber; (ballpoint) pen.

kuli frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kuli occurs in german on average 1 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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