how to pronounce reif


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the above transcription of reif 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.

reif is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… okay wir haben ihn reif aber der wurde …”

meanings of reif


  1. Frost; hoar frost (cover of minute ice crystals on a surface).
  2. Ring.
  3. Hoop.


  1. Ripe.
  2. Mature.

reif frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word reif occurs in german on average 10.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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