how to pronounce rattenfänger


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rattenfänger is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… vom rattenfänger tja also durch die …”

meanings of rattenfänger


  1. Ratcatcher.
  2. Pied piper, demagogue.
  3. Rat dog.

rattenfänger frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rattenfänger occurs in german on average 0.8 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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