how to pronounce zum


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the above transcription of zum 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.

zum is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… sehr präzise Detektoren, also was wir zum Beispiel hier in unserem Labor tun müssen ist …”

meanings of zum


  1. To or for the (contraction of zu + dem).
  2. To or for a (contraction of zu + einem).

zum frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word zum occurs in german on average 2334.9 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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