how to pronounce eigensinn


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the above transcription of eigensinn 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.

eigensinn is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ihr eigensinn ist erwünscht …”

meanings of eigensinn


  1. Stubbornness, obstinacy, self-willedness, the quality of having an own mind without being prone to change it.
  2. Idiosyncrasy.

eigensinn frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word eigensinn occurs in german on average 0.4 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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