how to pronounce spiritus


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the above transcription of spiritus 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.

spiritus is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… sein ich habe jetzt und spiritus es geht …”

meanings of spiritus


  1. Alcohol.
  2. Breath.
  3. Aspiration, puff, whiff.

spiritus frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spiritus occurs in german on average 0.5 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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