how to pronounce totenstille


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the above transcription of totenstille 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.

totenstille is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… plötzlich totenstille war meine töchter …”

meanings of totenstille


  1. Dead silence.

totenstille frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word totenstille occurs in german on average 0.7 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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