how to pronounce sinken


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the above transcription of sinken 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.

sinken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… an den ganz schmalen sinken dieses kampf …”

meanings of sinken


  1. To fall; to drop; to decline.
  2. To sink; to submerge; to set; to fall from the sky.

sinken frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word sinken occurs in german on average 10.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with sinken


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