how to pronounce held


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the above transcription of held 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.

held is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… es ist kein held aber es ist eine nacht …”

meanings of held


  1. Protagonist.
  2. Hero.

held frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word held occurs in german on average 17.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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