how to pronounce limes


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the above transcription of limes 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.

limes is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… teilnahme der main limes realschule aus …”

meanings of limes


  1. Limit.
  2. Limes (a boundary or border, especially of the Roman Empire).

limes frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word limes occurs in german on average 0.5 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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