how to pronounce hemmen


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the above transcription of hemmen 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.

hemmen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… genannt hemmen der maulwurf hat die …”

meanings of hemmen


  1. To hamper.
  2. To check.

hemmen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hemmen occurs in german on average 0.9 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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