how to pronounce riesling


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the above transcription of riesling 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.

riesling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wenn jemand riesling angebaut oder …”

meanings of riesling


  1. Riesling grape (a variety of grape grown especially in Germany and other relatively cool areas).
  2. Riesling (a white wine made from Riesling grapes).

riesling frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word riesling occurs in german on average 1.8 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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