how to pronounce protagonist


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the above transcription of protagonist 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.

protagonist is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… da staunt der protagonist selbst andreas …”

meanings of protagonist


  1. Protagonist (main character in a literary work or drama).

protagonist frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word protagonist occurs in german on average 6.1 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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