how to pronounce kontraktion


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the above transcription of kontraktion 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.

kontraktion is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… werden durch kontraktion also bewegung …”

meanings of kontraktion


  1. Contraction.

kontraktion frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kontraktion occurs in german on average 2.8 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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