how to pronounce spaßen


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the above transcription of spaßen 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.

spaßen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… kann man bei mir echt nicht spaßen ich …”

meanings of spaßen


  1. To joke; to jest; to frolic.

spaßen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spaßen occurs in german on average 0.6 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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