how to pronounce passieren


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the above transcription of passieren 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.

passieren is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… berechnet was würde passieren wenn sich …”

meanings of passieren


  1. To pass through a sieve, to strain.
  2. To move beyond; pass.
  3. To happen.

passieren frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word passieren occurs in german on average 64.6 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.

words that rhyme with passieren


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