how to pronounce kein


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the above transcription of kein 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.

kein is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… dieser tage bin ich kein journalist mehr …”

meanings of kein


  1. No; not a(n); not one; not any.

kein frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word kein occurs in german on average 811.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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