how to pronounce wort


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the above transcription of wort 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.

wort is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… über die Europäische Union sprechen das Wort, das die meisten Juden in letzter Zeit Krise waren, war der Euro …”

meanings of wort


  1. Utterance, word with context.
  2. Word as an isolated unit.
  3. The Word (epithet for Christ, the Second Person of the Trinity).
  4. Speech, speaking, floor.
  5. Promise, word.
  6. The Word of God, Scripture, the scriptures.

wort frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word wort occurs in german on average 172.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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