how to pronounce material


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the above transcription of material 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.

material is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ist ja wahr mathe material weg und weil …”

meanings of material


  1. Material (matter).

material frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word material occurs in german on average 35.4 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.

words that rhyme with material


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