how to pronounce leiden


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the above transcription of leiden 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.

leiden is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und stillenden frauen leiden unter anime …”

meanings of leiden


  1. To suffer (from; a disease or condition).
  2. To suffer; to feel pain.
  3. To bear; to endure; to undergo (some hardship).


  1. Suffering, pain, grief.
  2. Disease.


  1. Leiden (a city in South Holland, Netherlands).

leiden frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word leiden occurs in german on average 60.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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