how to pronounce hintergedanke


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the above transcription of hintergedanke 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.

hintergedanke is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… der hintergedanke und das ist doch …”

meanings of hintergedanke


  1. Hidden agenda.
  2. Ulterior motive.

hintergedanke frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hintergedanke occurs in german on average 0.3 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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