how to pronounce sehnsucht


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the above transcription of sehnsucht 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.

sehnsucht is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ist unsere sehnsucht um die …”

meanings of sehnsucht


  1. Yearning, longing; pining.

sehnsucht frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word sehnsucht occurs in german on average 24.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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