how to pronounce mögen


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the above transcription of mögen 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.

mögen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… da war nur natur mögen tiere aber nicht …”

meanings of mögen


  1. To want to; would like to; to wish to (do something).
  2. To like (something or someone).
  3. To be hesitant to (do something).
  4. To want; would like (to have or to do something).
  5. To want to go.
  6. May (paraphrases the optative).
  7. May (expresses a possibility, never a permission).

mögen frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word mögen occurs in german on average 62.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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