how to pronounce dämmerung


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dämmerung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… kurz nach einbruch der dämmerung beginnt …”

meanings of dämmerung


  1. Dawn.
  2. Dusk.
  3. Nightfall.
  4. Archaic end of a period.
  5. Twilight.

dämmerung frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word dämmerung occurs in german on average 4.7 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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