how to pronounce auch


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the above transcription of auch 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.

auch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… vor 30 40 jahren was auch so wenn sie in …”

meanings of auch


  1. Also; too; as well (in addition to whatever or whoever has previously been listed).
  2. And so.
  3. Really; actually; (oh) so (used for emphasis).
  4. Ever as in whatever, whenever, however, etc.
  5. Even (implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality).
  6. Really; actually; indeed (in fact; confirming a preceding statement by someone else).


  1. In answering a yes-no question, used to express that the thing asked about covers part of the truth but not all of it; “yes, and more".


  1. A surname, common in Southern Germany as an occupational surname for those who watched livestock at night.

auch frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word auch occurs in german on average 8079 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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