how to pronounce besteigen


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besteigen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… leichter zu besteigen laggenbecker nennt …”

meanings of besteigen


  1. To fuck, to mate with, to mount (birds, bees, etc.).
  2. To ascend, to climb, to mount (a kerb etc).
  3. To board, get on, to mount (a plane, train etc.).

besteigen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word besteigen occurs in german on average 2.9 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.

words that rhyme with besteigen


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