how to pronounce zeitung


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the above transcription of zeitung 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.

zeitung is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wie die japanische zeitung nikkei jetzt …”

meanings of zeitung


  1. Newspaper.
  2. Tidings, news.

zeitung frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word zeitung occurs in german on average 63.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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