how to pronounce ernst


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the above transcription of ernst 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.

ernst is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… noch zu wenig wie ernst es die ganze …”

meanings of ernst


  1. Serious, severe, grave.


  1. Earnestness, seriousness.


  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Ernest.

ernst frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word ernst occurs in german on average 90.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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