how to pronounce dorn


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the above transcription of dorn 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.

dorn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… der obrigkeit ist dies ein dorn im auge …”

meanings of dorn


  1. Thorn.

dorn frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word dorn occurs in german on average 3.3 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.

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