how to pronounce telefon


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the above transcription of telefon 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.

telefon is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… die im büro im telefon sitzt zb die …”

meanings of telefon


  1. Telephone.

telefon frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word telefon occurs in german on average 59.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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