how to pronounce polizei


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the above transcription of polizei 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.

polizei is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… wir haben hier eine polizei die sich 14 …”

meanings of polizei


  1. Police.

polizei frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word polizei occurs in german on average 86.8 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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