how to pronounce sollen


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the above transcription of sollen 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.

sollen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… mit vor ort sein sollen und wir mit ihm …”

meanings of sollen


  1. To be recommended (to do something); to be asked (to do something).
  2. To be said (to do something); reportedly; they say that; I hear that; so they say; rumor has it; supposedly.
  3. Should; to be obligated (to do something); ought; shall.
  4. Should; indicates that the subordinate clause indicates a hypothetical and unlikely condition for the main clause.
  5. To be intended (to do something); to be meant (to be something).
  6. Would; indicates that the subordinate clause indicates something that would happen in the past but after the time frame of the main clause.

sollen frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word sollen occurs in german on average 223.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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