how to pronounce poltern


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the above transcription of poltern 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.

poltern is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… seit weihnachten 2009 10 poltern die …”

meanings of poltern


  1. To rumble.
  2. To rant (To speak or shout at length in an uncontrollable anger.).

poltern frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word poltern occurs in german on average 0.9 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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