how to pronounce ersten


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the above transcription of ersten 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.

ersten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und dann wird man zum ersten mal ein 1 2 …”

meanings of ersten


  1. Strong genitive masculine/neuter singular.
  2. Strong dative plural.
  3. Strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular.
  4. Weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular.
  5. Weak/mixed all-case plural.


  1. Strong genitive/accusative singular.
  2. Strong dative plural.
  3. Weak/mixed genitive/dative/accusative singular.
  4. Weak/mixed genitive/dative singular.
  5. Weak/mixed all-case plural.

ersten frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word ersten occurs in german on average 535.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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