how to pronounce hemmung


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the above transcription of hemmung 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.

hemmung is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… trinken und warum ist da die hemmung so …”

meanings of hemmung


  1. Escapement of a timepiece.
  2. Hindrance, hindering.
  3. Scruple.
  4. Inhibition.

hemmung frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hemmung occurs in german on average 0.8 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.

words that rhyme with hemmung


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