how to pronounce begrüßung


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the above transcription of begrüßung 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.

begrüßung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… und wo sie zur begrüßung jeden erst mal …”

meanings of begrüßung


  1. Greeting, salutation.

begrüßung frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word begrüßung occurs in german on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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