how to pronounce zwielicht


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the above transcription of zwielicht 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.

zwielicht is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… erziehung familie im zwielicht staat als …”

meanings of zwielicht


  1. Twilight.

zwielicht frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zwielicht occurs in german on average 1.1 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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