how to pronounce etwas


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the above transcription of etwas 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.

etwas is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of etwas pronunciation

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

“… noch videospiele das etwas ganz anderes …”

meanings of etwas


  1. A little, a bit.
  2. Somewhat, slightly.


  1. Thing, being.
  2. A quality or talent that is hard to pin down.


  1. Something.

etwas frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word etwas occurs in german on average 1432.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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