how to pronounce katastrophe


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the above transcription of katastrophe 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.

katastrophe is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… eine katastrophe unterlagen dass hier …”

meanings of katastrophe


  1. Catastrophe, disaster, calamity.

katastrophe frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word katastrophe occurs in german on average 21.9 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.

words that rhyme with katastrophe


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