how to pronounce vorabend


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the above transcription of vorabend 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.

vorabend is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… geplant am vorabend des gipfels bei dem …”

meanings of vorabend


  1. The evening before a Sunday or holiday where attending mass already serves to fulfil the attendance obligation.
  2. The previous evening; the evening before something.
  3. Eve (the day before something).

vorabend frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word vorabend occurs in german on average 6.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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