how to pronounce volk


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the above transcription of volk 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.

volk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gesagt wir sind das volk und das ist …”

meanings of volk


  1. Herd, covey, swarm, colony; chiefly of insects.
  2. Common people, the lower classes, the working classes.
  3. Folk, crowd (large group of people gathered somewhere).
  4. People, population, citizens.
  5. People, nation, folk, tribe, race (group united by culture, history, descent, and/or language).

volk frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word volk occurs in german on average 76.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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