how to pronounce zeitgeist


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of zeitgeist 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.

zeitgeist is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of zeitgeist

example pitch curve for pronunciation of zeitgeist


test your pronunciation of zeitgeist

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of zeitgeist

video examples of zeitgeist pronunciation

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

“… gucken wie geht der zeitgeist was wollen …”

meanings of zeitgeist


  1. Spirit of the age; zeitgeist.

zeitgeist frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word zeitgeist occurs in german on average 4.1 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.

Did this page help you?