how to pronounce paffen


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paffen is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of paffen


  1. Particularly: to smoke without inhaling the smoke into the lungs.
  2. To puff, to emit smoke (of an oven, a machine).
  3. To smoke (of a person).

paffen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paffen occurs in german on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with paffen


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