how to pronounce aufstehen


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the above transcription of aufstehen 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.

aufstehen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… Ausschuss ist jetzt im Raum könntest du einfach aufstehen und dann können wir vielleicht …”

meanings of aufstehen


  1. To be open (to not be closed or shut).
  2. To get up (move from a sitting or lying position to a standing position; to rise from one's bed).

aufstehen frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word aufstehen occurs in german on average 33.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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