how to pronounce seufzen


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the above transcription of seufzen 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.

seufzen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… leichte zärtlich seufzen und guck mal …”

meanings of seufzen


  1. To sigh (to exhale audibly, usually accompanied by a deep, nasal sound of the voice).

seufzen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word seufzen occurs in german on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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