how to pronounce fetzen


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the above transcription of fetzen 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.

fetzen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… durchsichtig das war nur noch fetzen es …”

meanings of fetzen


  1. Low-quality, ill-fitting clothing.
  2. Scrap, rag (torn piece of fabric or paper).
  3. A bad grade in school.
  4. Cleaning cloth, dustcloth.
  5. Work apron.
  6. Rags (tattered clothing).


  1. To speed, to rush.
  2. To fight, to wrangle, to squabble.

fetzen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word fetzen occurs in german on average 4.4 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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