how to pronounce missverstehen


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the above transcription of missverstehen 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.

missverstehen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… oder was viele missverstehen ist beim …”

meanings of missverstehen


  1. To misunderstand, to misapprehend.

missverstehen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word missverstehen occurs in german on average 1.2 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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