how to pronounce type


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the above transcription of type 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.

type is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… denn ihr type ist gefragt das ist eine …”

meanings of type


  1. An unspecified person referred to in a somewhat respectless way; bloke.
  2. A type of a typewriter or some kinds of printer.
  3. A type in typesetting.

type frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word type occurs in german on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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