how to pronounce ein


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the above transcription of ein 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.

ein is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… kann die studie hat ein auge auf hierzu …”

meanings of ein


  1. One.


  1. A, an.


  1. Indicating (concrete or abstract/metaphorical) motion into something.


  1. On.

ein frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word ein occurs in german on average 8316 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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