how to pronounce hörensagen


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the above transcription of hörensagen 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.

hörensagen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… nur vom hörensagen dass man dann übungen …”

meanings of hörensagen


  1. Hearsay; report; that which one has heard from others.

hörensagen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hörensagen occurs in german on average 1.7 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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