how to pronounce teil


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the above transcription of teil 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.

teil is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… aus aber auch ein teil von dir muss sich …”

meanings of teil


  1. Part, piece (of a whole, often in relation to living things or an abstract concept).
  2. Part, piece (a physical object which is used in a greater one, often in relation to inanimate objects).
  3. Fraction of a whole.
  4. Penis (see U.S. slang usage of thing).
  5. Piece of clothing.
  6. Thing (any object, not limited to those which are part of a greater one).

teil frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word teil occurs in german on average 351.3 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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