how to pronounce freien


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the above transcription of freien 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.

freien is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und gehen von einem freien fall aus …”

meanings of freien


  1. To marry or marry off.
  2. To court, to woo, to ask for an amatory relation.


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freien frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word freien occurs in german on average 64.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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