how to pronounce umbauen


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the above transcription of umbauen 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.

umbauen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… sehr schnell auch umbauen könnte aber …”

meanings of umbauen


  1. To convert.
  2. To surround with buildings, walls, or other constructions.
  3. To rebuild, reconstruct.

umbauen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word umbauen occurs in german on average 2.2 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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