how to pronounce böse


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the above transcription of böse 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.

böse is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… streiter gegen die böse mit dem guten …”

meanings of böse


  1. Bad boy.
  2. Evil, malice, wickedness.
  3. Anger.
  4. The Evil One.
  5. Bad guy, baddie.


  1. Angry.
  2. Bad; naughty.
  3. Evil; malicious; wicked.


  1. Nastily, evilly.

böse frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word böse occurs in german on average 85 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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