how to pronounce passiv


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the above transcription of passiv 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.

passiv is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… nämlich mit weil sie passiv ist also …”

meanings of passiv


  1. Passive.
  2. Being a bottom.


  1. Passive verb.
  2. Passive voice.

passiv frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word passiv occurs in german on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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