how to pronounce abseilen


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The above transcription of abseilen 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.

abseilen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… das abseilen soll helfen mut und …”

meanings of abseilen


  1. To make s.o. descend on a rope.
  2. To defecate, if connected with the male indefinite article ein, in its accusative form einen. "Einen abseilen" reflects the graphic character of German youth language and is nowadays in common use among the teenage population.
  3. To descend on a rope.

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