how to pronounce hecheln


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the above transcription of hecheln 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.

hecheln is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in atemnot beginnt zu hecheln und es …”

meanings of hecheln


  1. To pant or breathe fast and loudly through one's mouth (much like dogs do when hot or short of breath).
  2. To heckle; to slag off.
  3. To hit; to beat.
  4. To copulate with; to fuck.
  5. To hackle.

hecheln frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hecheln occurs in german on average 1.2 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.

words that rhyme with hecheln


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