how to pronounce zäsur


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the above transcription of zäsur 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.

zäsur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… eine zäsur einen kritischen punkt wenn …”

meanings of zäsur


  1. Turning point (in history, or in a person's life).
  2. Caesura.

zäsur frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zäsur occurs in german on average 1 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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