how to pronounce mai


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the above transcription of mai 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.

mai is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hieß wohl ende april anfang mai das kann …”

meanings of mai


  1. May (month).

mai frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word mai occurs in german on average 61.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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words that rhyme with mai


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