how to pronounce gieren


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the above transcription of gieren 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.

gieren is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… das buch sie gieren und diese kleine …”

meanings of gieren


  1. To open one's jaws so as to snap.
  2. To yaw.
  3. To desire greedily, to lust for.

gieren frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gieren occurs in german on average 0.5 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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