how to pronounce ergehen


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the above transcription of ergehen 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.

ergehen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… sich ergehen lassen noch schmähungen …”

meanings of ergehen


  1. To indulge (oneself) (in (+ dat) in).
  2. To take a stroll.
  3. To go out, to be issued.
  4. To hold forth, expatiate (über (+ acc) on).
  5. To go (well, badly etc. for someone).

ergehen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word ergehen occurs in german on average 7.2 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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