how to pronounce pest


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the above transcription of pest 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.

pest is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ich hasse oliven wie die pest also für …”

meanings of pest


  1. Plague.

pest frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word pest occurs in german on average 7.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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