how to pronounce von


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von is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… sagte, dass heute Abend ein paar Freunde von euch spielen und wir werden es wahrscheinlich tun …”

meanings of von


  1. Of, belonging to (often replacing genitive; see usage note below).
  2. On, with (a resource).
  3. From.
  4. About, of (a topic).
  5. By (with passive voice).

von frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word von occurs in german on average 7008 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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