how to pronounce fürchten


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the above transcription of fürchten 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.

fürchten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sie sehen zum fürchten aus lasst uns ein …”

meanings of fürchten


  1. To be afraid.
  2. To fear.

fürchten frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word fürchten occurs in german on average 16.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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