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An example use of ostern in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:
“… Dies ist eine zweite Quelle zu Ostern, eine politische, es ist nur eine wirtschaftliche Quelle source …”
the word ostern occurs in german on average 20.7 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.