how to pronounce staunen


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the above transcription of staunen 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.

staunen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… zug durch die city das staunen ist groß …”

meanings of staunen


  1. Astonishment, amazement.
  2. Gerund of staunen.


  1. To be amazed, astonished.

staunen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word staunen occurs in german on average 13.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with staunen


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