how to pronounce aufnehmen


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the above transcription of aufnehmen 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.

aufnehmen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… den ton nicht mit aufnehmen das heißt …”

meanings of aufnehmen


  1. To take in.
  2. To record.
  3. To take up, begin.
  4. To accommodate.
  5. To admit (to a hospital etc.).
  6. To receive.
  7. To pick up, lift up.

aufnehmen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word aufnehmen occurs in german on average 22.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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