how to pronounce elend


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the above transcription of elend 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.

elend is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… war wenn man ganz elend sind es …”

meanings of elend


  1. Wretched.
  2. Miserable.
  3. Sordid.


  1. Misery.

elend frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word elend occurs in german on average 19.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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