how to pronounce schnappen


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schnappen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… die die hier luft schnappen wohnen auch …”

meanings of schnappen


  1. To snap (with one's mouth).
  2. To catch; to seize.
  3. To nab (a criminal).

schnappen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word schnappen occurs in german on average 4 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.

words that rhyme with schnappen


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