how to pronounce stoßen


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the above transcription of stoßen 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.

stoßen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… köpfchen stoßen mit allem um gottes …”

meanings of stoßen


  1. To jolt; to kick; to thrust.
  2. To bump (into something); to knock (against something).
  3. To bump; to knock; to strike; to hurt.
  4. To come (across something); to happen (upon something); to stumble (upon something).
  5. To take exception (to something).
  6. To push; to shove; to thrust.

stoßen frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word stoßen occurs in german on average 9.9 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 stoßen


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