how to pronounce einschalten


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the above transcription of einschalten 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.

einschalten is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… herbst wieder einschalten dank hinein …”

meanings of einschalten


  1. To call in.
  2. To turn on, to switch on, to power up, to enable (to put a mechanism, device or system into operation).
  3. To intervene.

einschalten frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word einschalten occurs in german on average 5.3 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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