how to pronounce sagen


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the above transcription of sagen 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.

sagen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sei wie etwas völlig Zufälliges zu sagen, es musste nicht gesagt werden, also mag ich …”

meanings of sagen


  1. To say (to pronounce; communicate verbally).
  2. To speak up.
  3. To tell (to inform (someone) verbally).
  4. To mean (to convey or signify).


  1. Plural of Sage.
  2. Gerund of sagen.

sagen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word sagen occurs in german on average 606.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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