how to pronounce tappen


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tappen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… deine anflüge von wahnsinn tappen man …”

meanings of tappen


  1. To pad (walk softly, quietly or steadily).
  2. To grope, frisk (search by feeling).

tappen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tappen occurs in german on average 1.1 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.

words that rhyme with tappen


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