how to pronounce lassen


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the above transcription of lassen 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.

lassen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… nicht am anfang zeit lassen bei der …”

meanings of lassen


  1. To allow; to permit; to let.
  2. To let; to leave.
  3. To cease; to desist.
  4. To stop (something); to quit; to refrain from; to help doing (something).
  5. To have someone (do something); to have (something done); to make (something happen); to cause (something to be done).

lassen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word lassen occurs in german on average 733 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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