how to pronounce märchen


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the above transcription of märchen 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.

märchen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… als ein märchen auf papier …”

meanings of märchen


  1. Fairy tale.

märchen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word märchen occurs in german on average 24.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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