how to pronounce name


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the above transcription of name 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.

name is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… olli schulz ist mein name und ich bin …”

meanings of name


  1. Name (full name).
  2. Name (forename, Christian name, given name).
  3. Noun, examples include Eigenname, Sammelname (collective noun) and Gattungsname (appellative or common noun). Note: Compounds which aren't hyponyms of substantive are rare and obsolete, like Hauptname or Dingname (substantive noun), Beiname (adjective noun), Fürname.
  4. Name (surname, family name).

name frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word name occurs in german on average 76.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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