how to pronounce ansatz


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the above transcription of ansatz 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.

ansatz is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… einen anderen Zugang und einen anderen Ansatz und sehen Sie, ob dies gelingt …”

meanings of ansatz


  1. Starting point.
  2. Attempt.
  3. Ansatz.
  4. Approach.

ansatz frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word ansatz occurs in german on average 22.8 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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