how to pronounce gefühl


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the above transcription of gefühl 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.

gefühl is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sagt ich habe das gefühl ich bin 60 als …”

meanings of gefühl


  1. Sense of something, instinct (für etwas).
  2. Feeling (either physical sensation or emotion).

gefühl frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word gefühl occurs in german on average 214 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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