how to pronounce teufel


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the above transcription of teufel 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.

teufel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… das heißt also der teufel ist so nah an …”

meanings of teufel


  1. The Devil, Satan.
  2. A devil, satan, i.e. a creature of hell, a demon, a fallen angel etc.
  3. A devil, satan, i.e. an evil person.

teufel frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word teufel occurs in german on average 30.1 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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