how to pronounce kennen


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the above transcription of kennen 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.

kennen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… aus als wir ihn kennen weil aus ihm ein …”

meanings of kennen


  1. To know; to be acquainted with; to be familiar with.

kennen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word kennen occurs in german on average 156.9 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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