how to pronounce doppelkopf


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doppelkopf is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… gefragt ob wir doppelkopf spielen wollen …”

meanings of doppelkopf


  1. A trick-taking game for four players, popular chiefly in the northern half of Germany, consisting of several rounds in which the players are assigned (based on the cards they are dealt) to two initially unrevealed sides of two, most often played with two decks from 9 to ace (48 cards).

doppelkopf frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word doppelkopf occurs in german on average 0.5 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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