how to pronounce nachvollziehen


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the above transcription of nachvollziehen 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.

nachvollziehen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… abgefangen möchte nachvollziehen können …”

meanings of nachvollziehen


  1. To retrace, to reconstruct.
  2. To understand, to comprehend.

nachvollziehen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word nachvollziehen occurs in german on average 25.5 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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