how to pronounce kern


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the above transcription of kern 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.

kern is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… formen die um 3 kern erinnern an ein …”

meanings of kern


  1. Pit, pip, stone (of a fruit).
  2. Nucleus.
  3. Core, nucleus.
  4. Kernel.
  5. Grain.

kern frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word kern occurs in german on average 24.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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