how to pronounce single


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the above transcription of single 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.

single is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gleichwertig kein model single oder ein …”

meanings of single


  1. Single (song from an album, released individually).
  2. Single; singleton (someone who is not involved in a stable romantic relationship).
  3. Single (45rpm vinyl record).

single frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word single occurs in german on average 14.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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