how to pronounce gefahr


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the above transcription of gefahr 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.

gefahr is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sind da ist die gefahr dass dann durch …”

meanings of gefahr


  1. Danger, hazard, peril, risk.
  2. Threat.

gefahr frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word gefahr occurs in german on average 67.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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