how to pronounce schnäppchen


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schnäppchen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… auch mal ein schnäppchen er muss ja auch …”

meanings of schnäppchen


  1. A bargain; a cheap thing yet in good quality; something luckily seized/caught (see schnappen).

schnäppchen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word schnäppchen occurs in german on average 7.3 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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