how to pronounce papierkorb


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papierkorb is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… beim papierkorb nur eben diesmal ohne …”

meanings of papierkorb


  1. Wastepaper basket, wastebasket (small indoors container for dry rubbish, i.e. chiefly old newspapers or writing paper).
  2. Trash, recycle bin (on a desktop).

papierkorb frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word papierkorb occurs in german on average 2.9 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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