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

“… dieser theorien ein internet text zweier …”

meanings of text


  1. Text (writing consisting of several sentences and forming a discrete unit).
  2. Text (passage of a larger opus, often Scripture, examined and interpreted as a unit).
  3. Lyrics, lines (words of a song, film, etc.).

text frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word text occurs in german on average 112.6 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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