how to pronounce gratulation


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the above transcription of gratulation 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.

gratulation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… wirklich allererste gratulation weil es …”

meanings of gratulation


  1. Congratulation.

gratulation frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word gratulation occurs in german on average 3 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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