how to pronounce schwierigkeit


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schwierigkeit is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… vor der eine schwierigkeit sowie die …”

meanings of schwierigkeit


  1. Trouble, difficulty, hardships, complications (NOTE: when in the plural, this word can retain a singular English abstract meaning).
  2. Difficulty, problem.

schwierigkeit frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word schwierigkeit occurs in german on average 3.9 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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