how to pronounce zwei


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the above transcription of zwei 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.

zwei is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… da bin ich ja zwei gruppe da haben sie …”

meanings of zwei


  1. Two (digit or figure).
  2. An academic grade indicating "good", corresponding roughly to a B in English-speaking countries.


  1. Two (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 2; or describing a set with two components).

zwei frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word zwei occurs in german on average 798.4 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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