how to pronounce prüfen


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the above transcription of prüfen 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.

prüfen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… welchen auch prüfen diesen brillen cases …”

meanings of prüfen


  1. To examine.

prüfen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word prüfen occurs in german on average 14.9 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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