how to pronounce weiberfastnacht


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weiberfastnacht is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of weiberfastnacht


  1. A holiday celebrated mostly in the Rhineland on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday. Originally a special day for women's carnival, but now celebrated by both sexes as the beginning of the six-day peak of the carnival season. Remnants of the original purpose are that women are allowed to cut off men's ties and to kiss (on the cheek) whomever they want.

weiberfastnacht frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word weiberfastnacht occurs in german on average 0.3 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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