how to pronounce totensonntag


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totensonntag is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… am montag nach totensonntag muss alles …”

meanings of totensonntag


  1. A holiday of remembering the dead, equivalent to the Catholic (and Anglican) All Souls' Day, kept by German Lutherans and Calvinists on the Sunday before the first Sunday of Advent (thus in late November).

totensonntag frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word totensonntag occurs in german on average 0.6 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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