how to pronounce durchfahren


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the above transcription of durchfahren 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.

durchfahren is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… einfach durchfahren mit 50 oder noch …”

meanings of durchfahren


  1. To travel through, to run through (e.g. of a feeling).
  2. To drive through.
  3. To cross (one's) mind (e.g. of a thought).
  4. To travel (to a destination) without stopping, to travel express (e.g. of a train).
  5. To cross while driving, to traverse, to drive through.
  6. To break through (a barrier).

durchfahren frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word durchfahren occurs in german on average 1.4 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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