how to pronounce auflegen


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the above transcription of auflegen 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.

auflegen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… herrschaften wie die hände auflegen für …”

meanings of auflegen


  1. To hang up.
  2. To lay on.
  3. To select and play records.
  4. To publish.

auflegen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word auflegen occurs in german on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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