how to pronounce surfen


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the above transcription of surfen 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.

surfen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… camping urlaub auf fehmarn surfen noch …”

meanings of surfen


  1. To surf (the web).
  2. To surf.

surfen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word surfen occurs in german on average 9.7 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.

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