how to pronounce klären


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the above transcription of klären 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.

klären is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… das ja bestimmt klären kommen schaffst …”

meanings of klären


  1. To clarify, to clear up (an issue or misunderstanding), to fill in unknown details, to resolve, to sort out (a problem or a question).
  2. To clarify, to remove (visible contaminants).
  3. To become clear.

klären frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word klären occurs in german on average 17.2 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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