how to pronounce rüssel


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the above transcription of rüssel 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.

rüssel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… elefanten bewegen mit dem rüssel so das …”

meanings of rüssel


  1. Proboscis; trunk (prolonged nose of certain mammals, notably elephants).
  2. Proboscis (similar organ in certain insects, etc.).
  3. Pig's snout.
  4. Beak (human nose, especially a large one).

rüssel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rüssel occurs in german on average 1.8 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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