how to pronounce doch


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the above transcription of doch 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.

doch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… dieser mann fragen wir doch mal den mann …”

meanings of doch


  1. After all; yet; however; nevertheless.
  2. Yes; surely; really; on the contrary.
  3. Indicates proposal Why don't you/we.
  4. Really; just.


  1. For all that; after all; but.
  2. Though; yet; but; however; nevertheless.

doch frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word doch occurs in german on average 2291.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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