how to pronounce leibchen


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the above transcription of leibchen 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.

leibchen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bin ein leibchen und wir sehen nicht …”

meanings of leibchen


  1. Jersey (shirt worn by an athlete).
  2. Bodice, especially of a dirndl.
  3. Men's undershirt.
  4. T-shirt.
  5. Bib, pinny (A colourful polyester or plastic vest worn over one's clothes, usually to mark one's team during group activities).
  6. A traditional sleeveless shirt worn by children, often with garters attached.

leibchen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word leibchen occurs in german on average 0.7 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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