how to pronounce wissen


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the above transcription of wissen 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.

wissen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Materie muss da sein und das wissen wir aus der Beobachtung mit unseren Teleskopen …”

meanings of wissen


  1. To know; to be aware of (a fact).
  2. To remember (with noch).


  1. Knowledge.

wissen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word wissen occurs in german on average 416.3 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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