how to pronounce umlaufen


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the above transcription of umlaufen 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.

umlaufen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ich hoffe könig umlaufen der könig muss …”

meanings of umlaufen


  1. To run around something.
  2. To orbit.

umlaufen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word umlaufen occurs in german on average 0 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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