how to pronounce himmelfahrt


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himmelfahrt is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ostern himmelfahrt pfingsten oder …”

meanings of himmelfahrt


  1. Short for Christi Himmelfahrt (“Ascension Day").
  2. Ascension.
  3. Assumption.

himmelfahrt frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word himmelfahrt occurs in german on average 1.3 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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