how to pronounce herrschaft


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the above transcription of herrschaft 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.

herrschaft is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… formen autokratischer herrschaft die wir …”

meanings of herrschaft


  1. Lordship, reign, rule, dominion.
  2. Feudal district: fiefdom, feudal manor, seigniory.
  3. Ladies and gentlemen (used to courtly address an audience).

herrschaft frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word herrschaft occurs in german on average 14.1 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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