how to pronounce liebling


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the above transcription of liebling 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.

liebling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… zu ihrem schatzi du liebling ich bin mir …”

meanings of liebling


  1. Darling, (my) dear.
  2. Favorite.


  1. A surname originating as a nickname.

liebling frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word liebling occurs in german on average 6.9 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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