how to pronounce kessel


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the above transcription of kessel 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.

kessel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… halt komplett in so einem kessel von …”

meanings of kessel


  1. The lair of certain animals such as fox, badger, rabbit, and wild boar.
  2. An area in which the enemy (or game) is encircled; a pocket or besieged area (by extension also the siege itself).
  3. A solid metal container or pot, often large, used to boil liquids: a kettle, cauldron, boiler, etc.

kessel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kessel occurs in german on average 2.3 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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