how to pronounce osten


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the above transcription of osten 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.

osten is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… auf 15 grad ganz im osten 6 grad an den …”

meanings of osten


  1. Anything that is Eastern, e.g. Eastern Europe, Asia.
  2. The territory of the former GDR.
  3. East.

osten frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word osten occurs in german on average 45.2 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.

words that rhyme with osten


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