how to pronounce brennen


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the above transcription of brennen 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.

brennen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… also kein kribbeln brennen kann gar …”

meanings of brennen


  1. To have a strong affection for; to be affectionate.
  2. To bream (clean a ship etc. by fire and scraping).
  3. To distil (alcoholic beverages such as schnapps).
  4. To roast.
  5. To emit heat.
  6. To burn; to archive data on a storage medium. (such as CDs, DVDs, etc.).
  7. To burn; to light on fire.
  8. To burn; to be on fire.
  9. To fire; to bake; to kiln (tiles and pottery).
  10. To smart; to sting (a sore or wound).
  11. To irritate; to induce pain or another pianful sensation; to bite; to sting.
  12. To be lit, to be on (of a light or lamp).


  1. Burning.
  2. Stinging.
  3. Cauterization.

brennen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word brennen occurs in german on average 13.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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