how to pronounce kraut


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kraut is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… die doch kein kraut gewachsen ist …”

meanings of kraut


  1. Herbaceous plant.
  2. A thick syrup made from sugar beets or, less often, fruit.
  3. Herb; useful plant (plant used to flavour food, or for medicinal effect).
  4. A German (from an Anglo-Saxon perspective).
  5. Cabbage (vegetable).

kraut frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kraut occurs in german on average 4.3 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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