how to pronounce versprechen


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the above transcription of versprechen 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.

versprechen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… aber man kann nichts versprechen und ich …”

meanings of versprechen


  1. To make a verbal slip; to misspeak.
  2. To promise.
  3. To expect (something positive); to hope for.
  4. To promise oneself (to).


  1. Promise (vow).

versprechen frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word versprechen occurs in german on average 31.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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