how to pronounce umschreiben


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the above transcription of umschreiben 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.

umschreiben is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… neuronen beim transport umschreiben so …”

meanings of umschreiben


  1. To make over; to sign over (officially give property to someone else).
  2. To try to express or explain in words; to define; to verbalise.
  3. To transcribe; to transliterate (convert to another script).
  4. To rewrite (modify a text).
  5. To state (something) in such a way as to avoid something; to paraphrase; to use circumlocution.

umschreiben frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word umschreiben occurs in german on average 2.5 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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