how to pronounce selbst


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the above transcription of selbst 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.

selbst is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… und der Iran-Konflikt kommen sehr gut, selbst dann soll darauf eingegangen werden …”

meanings of selbst


  1. Personally, by oneself.


  1. Even.


  1. The self.

selbst frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word selbst occurs in german on average 951.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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