how to pronounce verspätung


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the above transcription of verspätung 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.

verspätung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… hat von paris auch mit verspätung aber …”

meanings of verspätung


  1. Delay, lateness, late arrival.

verspätung frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word verspätung occurs in german on average 13.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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