how to pronounce geschlecht


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the above transcription of geschlecht 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.

geschlecht is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… überhaupt ein geschlecht haben muss muss …”

meanings of geschlecht


  1. Dynasty, house.
  2. Lineage, generation, family.
  3. Genus, type, race.
  4. Gender.
  5. Sex; gender.
  6. Sex organ.

geschlecht frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word geschlecht occurs in german on average 13.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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