how to pronounce kommen


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the above transcription of kommen 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.

kommen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… alles das heißt es kommen noch mal 51 67 …”

meanings of kommen


  1. To lose; to forfeit; not to get.
  2. To turn out (well).
  3. To be played (of a song or film).
  4. To get; to make it (go somewhere in a way that implies an obstacle or difficulty to be overcome).
  5. To be due to; to be the result of.
  6. To be statistically equivalent to; to be there for.
  7. To come; to arrive.
  8. To touch inadvertently.
  9. To go to; to be put in (go somewhere in a way that is predetermined or prearranged).
  10. To obtain (a solution or result).
  11. To orgasm; to cum.
  12. To manage to reach (something high up etc.).
  13. To come to; to come over (go somewhere so as to join someone else).
  14. To occur; to happen; to come to be.
  15. To come on.
  16. To get an idea; to think of; to remember; to imagine.
  17. To come from (to have a social or geographic background).


  1. Gerund of kommen: "coming", "arrival".

kommen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word kommen occurs in german on average 531.7 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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