how to pronounce falter


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the above transcription of falter 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.

falter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ob da falter fehlt die hälfte der zeilen …”

meanings of falter


  1. Leaflet, folder.
  2. An insect of the order Lepidoptera, i.e. a butterfly or moth.
  3. Imago of an insect of the order Lepidoptera.

falter frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word falter occurs in german on average 1.6 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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