how to pronounce stechen


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the above transcription of stechen 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.

stechen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… die nadel wird nicht wieder stechen sehr …”

meanings of stechen


  1. To burn.
  2. To sting; to bite; to prick.
  3. To stick (someone or something); to poke.
  4. To cut; to chop.
  5. To take; to trump; to capture.

stechen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word stechen occurs in german on average 6.1 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.

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