how to pronounce spektakel


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the above transcription of spektakel 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.

spektakel is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… passend zum anstehenden spektakel neigt …”

meanings of spektakel


  1. Spectacle (exciting or extraordinary exhibition, performance or event).
  2. Row (continual loud noise).

spektakel frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word spektakel occurs in german on average 5.2 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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