how to pronounce höflichkeit


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höflichkeit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… das eine höflichkeit geste ist die auch …”

meanings of höflichkeit


  1. Courtesy, politeness (an act of politeness).
  2. Courtesy, politeness, courtliness (the state of being polite).

höflichkeit frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word höflichkeit occurs in german on average 5.3 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.

words that rhyme with höflichkeit


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