how to pronounce wohl


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the above transcription of wohl 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.

wohl is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… das man in der union wohl hat gibt es ja …”

meanings of wohl


  1. Well-being.
  2. Wealthy.
  3. Good.
  4. Weal.
  5. Welfare.


  1. Actually, somehow, quite (modal particle making the statement weaker or expressing a concession).
  2. Of course, indeed (modal particle adding stress to the statement to contradict a preceding one, often like English do + infinitive).
  3. Possibly, probably; as I was told (modal particle expressing an assumption, often like English must + infinitive, or (US) guess + clause).
  4. Well, very well.

wohl frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word wohl occurs in german on average 776.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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