how to pronounce trinken


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the above transcription of trinken 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.

trinken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… zu den kühleren und trinken da der wagen …”

meanings of trinken


  1. To drink one's fill; to drink to satiety.
  2. To drink; to toast (engage in a salutation (of someone), accompanying the raising of glasses while drinking alcohol).
  3. To drink (to consume (a liquid) through the mouth or the liquid contained within (a bottle, glass, etc.)).
  4. To drink, to imbibe (to consume alcoholic beverages).


  1. Something to drink, a beverage.
  2. Gerund of trinken.
  3. Drinking (alcohol abuse).
  4. Drinking (consumption of liquids).

trinken frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word trinken occurs in german on average 83.1 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 trinken


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