how to pronounce glimmen


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the above transcription of glimmen 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.

glimmen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… um die sich durch ein glimmen bemerkbar …”

meanings of glimmen


  1. To glow.
  2. To shine.


  1. Glow.

glimmen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word glimmen occurs in german on average 0.6 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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