how to pronounce versteht


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the above transcription of versteht 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.

versteht is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… wissens zu verhindern versteht ihr so …”

meanings of versteht


  1. Second-person plural present.
  2. Third-person singular present.
  3. Plural imperative.

versteht frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word versteht occurs in german on average 67.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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