how to pronounce persönlich


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the above transcription of persönlich 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.

persönlich is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ich habe also ich persönlich bin total …”

meanings of persönlich


  1. Friendly (atmosphere etc.).
  2. Personal.


  1. Personally, in person.

persönlich frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word persönlich occurs in german on average 105.2 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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