how to pronounce gähnen


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the above transcription of gähnen 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.

gähnen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fitnessstudios mit einem gähnen konzept …”

meanings of gähnen


  1. To yawn.

gähnen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word gähnen occurs in german on average 3.2 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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