how to pronounce wortspiel


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the above transcription of wortspiel 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.

wortspiel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… es ist ein wortspiel aus so real ja und …”

meanings of wortspiel


  1. Pun, wordplay.

wortspiel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wortspiel occurs in german on average 1.7 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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