how to pronounce danke


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the above transcription of danke 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.

danke is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… mich gern habe und danke dass ich euch …”

meanings of danke


  1. Singular imperative.
  2. First/third-person singular subjunctive I.
  3. First-person singular present.


  1. Thanks, thank you.


  1. Dative of Dank.

danke frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word danke occurs in german on average 180.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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