how to pronounce nennen


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the above transcription of nennen 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.

nennen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… würde ich doch gerne nennen der ist 2007 …”

meanings of nennen


  1. To call out; to give (e.g. some request).
  2. To call (someone or something by some name or title).
  3. To mention.
  4. To name; to give a name to (someone); to call (someone something).
  5. To be called; to be named; to go by some name.

nennen frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word nennen occurs in german on average 87.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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