how to pronounce auftun


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the above transcription of auftun 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.

auftun is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… eben geben ob er schnell was auftun kann …”

meanings of auftun


  1. To open up.
  2. To serve a helping.
  3. To help oneself.
  4. To open.
  5. To find.

auftun frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word auftun occurs in german on average 2 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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