how to pronounce liebe


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the above transcription of liebe 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.

liebe is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ja nicht so weg ja liebe politik dann …”

meanings of liebe


  1. Love (tender feeling of affection).
  2. Sex; sexual relations; sexual intercourse.
  3. A feeling of love for someone or something particular.
  4. A love relationship.


  1. Weak accusative feminine/neuter singular.
  2. Strong nominative/accusative plural.
  3. Weak nominative all-gender singular.
  4. Strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular.


  1. Third-person singular subjunctive present.
  2. Second-person singular imperative.
  3. First-person singular indicative/subjunctive present.

liebe frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word liebe occurs in german on average 518.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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