how to pronounce sauerkraut


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the above transcription of sauerkraut 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.

sauerkraut is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… somit immer sauerkraut essen immer mit …”

meanings of sauerkraut


  1. Sauerkraut.

sauerkraut frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word sauerkraut occurs in german on average 3.8 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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