how to pronounce leihen


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the above transcription of leihen 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.

leihen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… weil langeoog autofrei ist leihen sich …”

meanings of leihen


  1. To lend; to loan.
  2. To borrow.

leihen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word leihen occurs in german on average 6.4 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.

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