how to pronounce aufpassen


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the above transcription of aufpassen 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.

aufpassen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… dass ich immer nur aufpassen musste ob …”

meanings of aufpassen


  1. To look after something.
  2. To watch out.
  3. To be attentive (with something).

aufpassen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word aufpassen occurs in german on average 20.7 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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