how to pronounce aufgeben


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the above transcription of aufgeben 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.

aufgeben is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… viel zu viel aufgeben aufgaben über …”

meanings of aufgeben


  1. To give up on (one's efforts).
  2. To give.
  3. To give up.
  4. To abandon, to forsake, to relinquish.
  5. To lose hope, to resign, to quit.
  6. To surrender, to capitulate.
  7. To send, to mail.

aufgeben frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word aufgeben occurs in german on average 18 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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