how to pronounce selbstkontrolle


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selbstkontrolle is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… fähigkeiten in selbstkontrolle und …”

meanings of selbstkontrolle


  1. Self-inspection.
  2. Self-control.

selbstkontrolle frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word selbstkontrolle occurs in german on average 1.5 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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