how to pronounce schlafen


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the above transcription of schlafen 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.

schlafen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… davon ab mich dran schlafen das hat auch …”

meanings of schlafen


  1. To sleep with; to have sex.
  2. To sleep on something; to wait and think before making a decision.
  3. To sleep.

schlafen frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word schlafen occurs in german on average 104.9 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 schlafen


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