how to pronounce küken


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the above transcription of küken 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.

küken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… martina unser ziel über das küken mit …”

meanings of küken


  1. Plug (as in a cask).
  2. The youngest in a group.
  3. Chick (young bird), fledgling, hatchling, squab (of a pigeon or dove)).

küken frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word küken occurs in german on average 2.9 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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