how to pronounce fortgehen


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the above transcription of fortgehen 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.

fortgehen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… kinder einfach nicht fortgehen wir frei …”

meanings of fortgehen


  1. To depart, to take off, to go away.
  2. To go out, to go clubbing.
  3. To continue, to go on, to keep on, to carry on.

fortgehen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fortgehen occurs in german on average 0.8 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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