how to pronounce maibaum


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the above transcription of maibaum 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.

maibaum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wie bei einem maibaum werden die litzen …”

meanings of maibaum


  1. A garlanded young birch tree that a young man puts up in front of the house of his sweetheart during the night before May Day.
  2. Maypole (garlanded pole put up for May Day, e.g. on a village square).

maibaum frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word maibaum occurs in german on average 0.3 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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