how to pronounce minute


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the above transcription of minute 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.

minute is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… aber in jeder freien minute denkt er an …”

meanings of minute


  1. Minute (unit of time; unit of angle).

minute frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word minute occurs in german on average 38.5 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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