how to pronounce heft


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the above transcription of heft 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.

heft is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… antwortet wieder darauf so ein heft das …”

meanings of heft


  1. Haft; handle (of a weapon or certain tools).
  2. Notepad, writing pad (pad of paper on which one jots down notes).
  3. Notebook, writing booklet, cahier, composition book (book in which notes or memoranda are written).
  4. Number, issue (single edition of a periodical publication).
  5. Comic (magazine that uses sequences of drawings to tell a story or series of stories).
  6. Magazine (non-academic periodical publication).
  7. Exercise book (booklet for students, containing problems and exercises, or blank pages for writing answers).

heft frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word heft occurs in german on average 9.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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