how to pronounce zeit


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the above transcription of zeit 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.

zeit is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… fragen ich habe 896 zeit dh damals hat …”

meanings of zeit


  1. Time of day (clipping of Uhrzeit.).
  2. Stint (e.g. in the army).
  3. Time (as a concept).
  4. Period, era (time in the past).
  5. Tense.


  1. A surname​.

zeit frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word zeit occurs in german on average 1220.3 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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