how to pronounce gestalt


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the above transcription of gestalt 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.

gestalt is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… der gestalt vorgegangen dass wir die …”

meanings of gestalt


  1. Image of some person.
  2. Figure, character.
  3. Shape, form.

gestalt frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word gestalt occurs in german on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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