how to pronounce erheben


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the above transcription of erheben 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.

erheben is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… auch hier gebühren zu erheben das kann …”

meanings of erheben


  1. To gather, collect (e.g. data, material).
  2. To raise, lift (one's arm, voice, glass, etc.).
  3. Rise up.
  4. To bring (charges).
  5. To feel superior.
  6. To levy, charge.
  7. Rise (to one's feet, from one's seat, etc.).
  8. Rise (e.g. mountain, tower).

erheben frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word erheben occurs in german on average 11.6 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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