how to pronounce spiel


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the above transcription of spiel 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.

spiel is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… wie immer vor dem spiel und vor was für …”

meanings of spiel


  1. Military band, marching band.
  2. A game (instance or way of playing).
  3. Gameplay, the experience or act of playing.
  4. Leeway; wiggle room.

spiel frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word spiel occurs in german on average 153 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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