how to pronounce kauen


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the above transcription of kauen 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.

kauen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… die so ein bisschen beim kauen stören …”

meanings of kauen


  1. To chew.

kauen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kauen occurs in german on average 3.8 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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