how to pronounce fraktur


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the above transcription of fraktur 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.

fraktur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… es so fasste der fraktur froh im moment …”

meanings of fraktur


  1. Fracture (bone, etc.).
  2. Fraktur, a traditional German subgroup of black letter typefaces, used for most German texts printed in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland until World War II.

fraktur frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fraktur occurs in german on average 0.7 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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