how to pronounce helfen


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the above transcription of helfen 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.

helfen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sich selbst und er war ein Diener, er sollte dir helfen, nur dir helfen, ja das war es …”

meanings of helfen


  1. To help (someone); to assist; to aid.

helfen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word helfen occurs in german on average 120.2 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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