how to pronounce erfassen


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the above transcription of erfassen 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.

erfassen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… der anliegen schnell erfassen können und …”

meanings of erfassen


  1. To realize, conceive, comprehend.
  2. To grasp, grip.
  3. To capture, collect, measure, record.

erfassen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word erfassen occurs in german on average 8.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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