how to pronounce einfallen


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the above transcription of einfallen 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.

einfallen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… immer wieder einfallen will und so …”

meanings of einfallen


  1. To invade.
  2. To occur (to somebody), to come (to somebody); to come to mind.
  3. To remember.

einfallen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word einfallen occurs in german on average 18.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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