how to pronounce platzen


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the above transcription of platzen 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.

platzen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… nur aus allen nähten platzen und uns …”

meanings of platzen


  1. To make an emotional outburst, "to explode".
  2. To burst.
  3. To be suddenly or unexpectedly canceled.
  4. To bounce.

platzen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word platzen occurs in german on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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