how to pronounce brauchen


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the above transcription of brauchen 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.

brauchen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und und aber wir brauchen ist der und …”

meanings of brauchen


  1. To need to, to have to (in negation or with the adverb nur (“just, only")).
  2. To need, to be in need of, to require.

brauchen frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word brauchen occurs in german on average 105.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with brauchen


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