how to pronounce bemühen


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the above transcription of bemühen 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.

bemühen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… und die wir uns bemühen die wir alle für …”

meanings of bemühen


  1. Attempt, endeavor.
  2. Gerund of bemühen.
  3. Effort.


  1. To make an effort.
  2. To trouble oneself (with).

bemühen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word bemühen occurs in german on average 16.1 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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