how to pronounce zapfenstreich


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the above transcription of zapfenstreich 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.

zapfenstreich is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… und gerade der zapfenstreich der in der …”

meanings of zapfenstreich


  1. Military tattoo.
  2. Curfew.

zapfenstreich frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zapfenstreich occurs in german on average 0.5 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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