how to pronounce nebensache


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the above transcription of nebensache 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.

nebensache is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… hier keine nebensache sondern dinge die …”

meanings of nebensache


  1. Minor matter, minor point, side issue, irrelevant fact.

nebensache frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nebensache occurs in german on average 1.7 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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