how to pronounce schicksalsschlag


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schicksalsschlag is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… diesen schweren schicksalsschlag zum …”

meanings of schicksalsschlag


  1. Blow; calamity (an unfortunate, life-changing occurence).

schicksalsschlag frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schicksalsschlag occurs in german on average 1 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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