how to pronounce wer


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the above transcription of wer 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.

wer is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… mathe war als ich wer zur hölle ist dann …”

meanings of wer


  1. Somebody, someone; anybody, anyone (an unspecified person).
  2. What, which (one) (see usage notes).
  3. Whoever, he who, someone who, the person who, anyone who (whatever person or persons).
  4. Who (what person or people).

wer frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word wer occurs in german on average 722.3 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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