how to pronounce riff


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the above transcription of riff 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.

riff is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… spitznamen kosmisches riff im rechten …”

meanings of riff


  1. Reef.
  2. Riff (instrumental melody line).

riff frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word riff occurs in german on average 1.5 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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