how to pronounce festung


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the above transcription of festung 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.

festung is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… auch mit antigenen festung noch nicht …”

meanings of festung


  1. Fortress, fortification.

festung frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word festung occurs in german on average 4.4 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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