how to pronounce geschichte


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the above transcription of geschichte 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.

geschichte is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… es gibt ja diese schöne geschichte und …”

meanings of geschichte


  1. Story.
  2. History.

geschichte frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word geschichte occurs in german on average 376.1 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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