how to pronounce gewalt


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the above transcription of gewalt 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.

gewalt is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… man sich so zu gewalt die auf dem kaffee …”

meanings of gewalt


  1. Authority; legally established control or power.
  2. Strong or violent force.
  3. Physical control or power.
  4. Violence.

gewalt frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word gewalt occurs in german on average 70.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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