how to pronounce rennen


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the above transcription of rennen 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.

rennen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und schaut euch die nationalen Zahlen an, wir werden dieses Rennen mit einem klaren Sieg gewinnen …”

meanings of rennen


  1. To run; to race; to sprint (said of competing sportsmen, animals etc.).
  2. To run over (someone).


  1. The act of running.
  2. Race, a competitive event in sports.

rennen frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word rennen occurs in german on average 33.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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