how to pronounce umgangssprache


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umgangssprache is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… und nager in der umgangssprache sagte …”

meanings of umgangssprache


  1. Colloquial language, colloquialism.
  2. Vernacular, non-standard language.

umgangssprache frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word umgangssprache occurs in german on average 0.9 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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