how to pronounce wal


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the above transcription of wal 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.

wal is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ich muss jetzt für wal hameln bild …”

meanings of wal


  1. Whale.

wal frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wal occurs in german on average 1.9 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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