how to pronounce schlamassel


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the above transcription of schlamassel 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.

schlamassel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… jenen die heute im schlamassel stecken …”

meanings of schlamassel


  1. Trouble, difficult situation, misfortune.

schlamassel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schlamassel occurs in german on average 2.1 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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