how to pronounce aufhalten


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the above transcription of aufhalten 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.

aufhalten is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… sich die teilchen aufhalten würden die …”

meanings of aufhalten


  1. To halt, to stop; to hold (someone) up.
  2. To stay (in a place); to stay on.

aufhalten frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word aufhalten occurs in german on average 13.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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