how to pronounce hinkommen


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hinkommen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… nicht dorthin wo sie hinkommen müssen in …”

meanings of hinkommen


  1. To be roughly right; to make sense.
  2. To manage, make do.
  3. To arrive at a situation (usually implying some negative condition).
  4. To go or travel somewhere and arrive (can refer to the journey, the arrival, or both).

hinkommen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hinkommen occurs in german on average 2.4 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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