how to pronounce schaffen


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the above transcription of schaffen 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.

schaffen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und ich kann werte schaffen für menschen …”

meanings of schaffen


  1. To work; to busy oneself.
  2. To convey; to carry; to take.
  3. To finish smth. successfully; to succeed with; to accomplish, achieve.
  4. To manage, to cope with.
  5. To create; to produce; to make; to cause; to establish.

schaffen frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word schaffen occurs in german on average 107.5 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 schaffen


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