how to pronounce blinken


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the above transcription of blinken 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.

blinken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… am funkel und am blinken und ich fahre …”

meanings of blinken


  1. To indicate (signal that one intends to turn left or right).
  2. To blink (flash on and off).

blinken frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word blinken occurs in german on average 1.8 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.

words that rhyme with blinken


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