how to pronounce hegen


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the above transcription of hegen 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.

hegen is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… wir hegen die erwartungen dass diese …”

meanings of hegen


  1. To cherish.
  2. To harbor, to have, to hold (e.g., doubts, a grudge, grievances).


  1. Nurture.

hegen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word hegen occurs in german on average 3 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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