how to pronounce klopfen


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the above transcription of klopfen 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.

klopfen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dazu passt das klopfen das hier leise …”

meanings of klopfen


  1. To knock, to rap (strike rather gently with something hard).
  2. To throb; to beat quickly or audibly.

klopfen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word klopfen occurs in german on average 6.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with klopfen


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