how to pronounce schießen


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the above transcription of schießen 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.

schießen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… da habe ich angefangen zu schießen wohin …”

meanings of schießen


  1. To dart; to shoot; to rush; to gush.
  2. To shoot up.
  3. To shoot.
  4. To kick; to shoot.
  5. To shoot; to fire.

schießen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word schießen occurs in german on average 14.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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