how to pronounce vergeltung


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vergeltung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… gelernt bekommen vergeltung hier …”

meanings of vergeltung


  1. Requital; reciprocation; payback (the act of treating someone according to how they treated someone else).
  2. Retribution; retaliation (requital for a bad deed).
  3. Reward; recompense (requital for a good deed).

vergeltung frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vergeltung occurs in german on average 2.2 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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