how to pronounce hinken


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the above transcription of hinken 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.

hinken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ja also wir hinken da einfach hinterher …”

meanings of hinken


  1. To limp, to hobble (walk with difficulty due to injury).

hinken frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hinken occurs in german on average 0.7 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 hinken


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