how to pronounce einbildung


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einbildung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… unsere einbildung dann passiert was aber …”

meanings of einbildung


  1. Illusion, imagination.
  2. Conceit (“overly high self-esteem").

einbildung frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word einbildung occurs in german on average 3.2 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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