how to pronounce hering


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the above transcription of hering 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.

hering is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in der hering in deutschland aber es …”

meanings of hering


  1. Herring.
  2. Thin person, usually male.
  3. Tent peg.

hering frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hering occurs in german on average 1.8 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.

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