how to pronounce zwölf


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the above transcription of zwölf 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.

zwölf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… jeden jedes mal um zwölf uhr nachts …”

meanings of zwölf


  1. Twelve.


  1. Twelve, a dozen.

zwölf frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word zwölf occurs in german on average 26.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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