how to pronounce rot


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the above transcription of rot 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.

rot is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… der scheibe ist sie rot oder braun wie …”

meanings of rot


  1. Pertaining to the social democratic SPD or the more rigidly socialist Linke.
  2. Red-haired.
  3. Red (colour).
  4. (politics) red; pertaining to Marxism in the widest sense; social democratic; socialist; communist.
  5. Redskin; Native American; Indian.


  1. The suit hearts in German playing cards.
  2. The colour red.
  3. Gules; red in heraldry.

rot frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word rot occurs in german on average 52 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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