how to pronounce hören

/ˈhøːʁən/

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the above transcription of hören 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.

hören frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word hören occurs in german on average 40 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

hören is pronounced in two syllables

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høːʁən

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

“… kann das gar nicht hören also das ist …”

meanings of hören

verb:

  1. To listen (to pay attention to a sound or speech; to accept advice or obey instruction).
  2. To hear (to perceive sounds (or a sound) through the ear).
  3. To hear (to be contacted (by)).
  4. To attend, to go to, to sit in on.
  5. To hear (to receive information; to come to learn).
  6. To get, to receive.
  7. To listen to, pay attention to (to give (someone) one's attention).

noun:

  1. Hearing.

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