how to pronounce messer


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the above transcription of messer 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.

messer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… du fährst mit dem messer halten genau es …”

meanings of messer


  1. Measurer, surveyor.
  2. Knife.
  3. Gauge, meter.
  4. Agent noun of messen.

messer frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word messer occurs in german on average 22.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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