how to pronounce unterstand


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unterstand is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… in kanada ist der auto unterstand fertig …”

meanings of unterstand


  1. Low-growing types of woods.
  2. Subservience, low social standing and the like.
  3. Subject, as the particularly philosophical antipode of “object" Antonym: Gegenstand.
  4. Attempt of resistance, or any emprise.
  5. Shelter, bunker, any place in or under which one is protected from adversities from above.
  6. Sub-class of a society.
  7. Help, subsidy, prop, support.

unterstand frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word unterstand occurs in german on average 0.7 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.

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