how to pronounce flehen


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the above transcription of flehen 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.

flehen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sauerstoff flehen einem ganzen land …”

meanings of flehen


  1. To entreat, to beg.


  1. Plea, supplication.

flehen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flehen occurs in german on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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