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fast is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… vor fünf jahren kam fast aus dem iran in …”

meanings of fast


  1. Almost; nearly.
  2. Hardly.


  1. Second-person plural present indicative/imperative.
  2. Second/third-person singular present indicative.

fast frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word fast occurs in german on average 524.1 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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