how to pronounce amoklauf


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amoklauf is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… umgekehrten amoklauf am königshof und …”

meanings of amoklauf


  1. Killing spree; gun rampage; mass shooting (form of rather indiscriminate mass murder, usually for personal motives, excluding terrorism).
  2. Rampage; act of running amok.

amoklauf frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word amoklauf occurs in german on average 2.8 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.

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