how to pronounce stecken


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the above transcription of stecken 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.

stecken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… noch in die behörden stecken können wie …”

meanings of stecken


  1. To be hiding (by location or causally behind something).
  2. To stick; to be stuck.
  3. To inform privily, to intimate.
  4. To stick; to put; to insert; to pin.


  1. Stick.

stecken frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word stecken occurs in german on average 41 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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