how to pronounce tacheles


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the above transcription of tacheles 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.

tacheles is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… hier wird tacheles geredet mit seinen …”

meanings of tacheles


  1. Straight talk; talking turkey; frankness.

tacheles frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tacheles occurs in german on average 0.8 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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