how to pronounce mal


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the above transcription of mal 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.

mal is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… dann löse ich das mal auf ich habe das …”

meanings of mal


  1. Mark, sign.
  2. Time (as in the first time; many times).
  3. Mole (on skin).
  4. Occasion, case, occurrence.

mal frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word mal occurs in german on average 3084.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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