how to pronounce halten


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the above transcription of halten 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.

halten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gering als möglich zu halten und geht in …”

meanings of halten


  1. To hold.
  2. To keep.
  3. Expresses a positive or negative opinion depending on quantity.
  4. To support; to hold up.
  5. To keep; to maintain; to hold.
  6. To stop.
  7. To hold; to keep; to stay.
  8. To consider, to regard.
  9. To stop; to halt; to hold back.
  10. To adhere (to).

halten frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word halten occurs in german on average 232.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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