how to pronounce richten


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the above transcription of richten 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.

richten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… oder der hochschule richten aber ich bin …”

meanings of richten


  1. To judge.
  2. To follow.
  3. To direct.
  4. To depend (nach on).
  5. To be directed (auf towards, gegen at).

richten frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word richten occurs in german on average 21.2 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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