how to pronounce gleiten


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the above transcription of gleiten 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.

gleiten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… denn die samen meiner sagen gleiten auf …”

meanings of gleiten


  1. To glide; to float; to move effortlessly.
  2. To slide; to slip; to transition smoothly.

gleiten frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word gleiten occurs in german on average 5.5 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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