how to pronounce münster


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the above transcription of münster 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.

münster is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in deutschland münster 40 prozent und …”

meanings of münster


  1. A municipality of Hesse, Germany.
  2. Münster (a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany).
  3. A municipality of Bavaria, Germany.
  4. The prince-bishopric based in that city.
  5. A municipality of Tirol, Austria.


  1. Muenster cheese, Münsterkäse.
  2. Minster (monastic church).

münster frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word münster occurs in german on average 7.9 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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