how to pronounce leiten


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the above transcription of leiten 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.

leiten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… umfeld der cdu sind was leiten die auf …”

meanings of leiten


  1. To manage (an organization).
  2. To lead.
  3. To conduct (a liquid, electricity etc).

leiten frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word leiten occurs in german on average 9.2 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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