how to pronounce flunkern


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the above transcription of flunkern 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.

flunkern is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… natürlich ein bisschen flunkern wird man …”

meanings of flunkern


  1. To brag in an exaggerating way.
  2. To tell harmless lies.

flunkern frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flunkern occurs in german on average 0.3 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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