how to pronounce gebrechen


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the above transcription of gebrechen 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.

gebrechen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… bin ich voll gebrechen habe sein auto …”

meanings of gebrechen


  1. Damage, a technical bug.
  2. Disability, infirmity (lasting physical damage).


  1. To lack.

gebrechen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gebrechen occurs in german on average 1.3 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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