how to pronounce überfallen


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the above transcription of überfallen 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.

überfallen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… apotheke die 20 mal überfallen wurde …”

meanings of überfallen


  1. To raid.
  2. To invade.
  3. To attack, to assault.

überfallen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word überfallen occurs in german on average 5.8 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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