how to pronounce torkeln


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the above transcription of torkeln 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.

torkeln is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… da jetzt durch die stadt torkeln und …”

meanings of torkeln


  1. To stagger (to walk in an awkward, drunken fashion).
  2. To totter (to move or stand unsteadily).
  3. To press (to extract juice from fruits, especially grapes).

torkeln frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word torkeln occurs in german on average 0.5 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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