how to pronounce vorstellen


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the above transcription of vorstellen 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.

vorstellen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… die man sich so vorstellen kann und das …”

meanings of vorstellen


  1. To move forward.
  2. To imagine.
  3. To introduce (someone), to present.
  4. To move (something) forward.
  5. To put (the clocks) forward.
  6. To represent; to mean.
  7. To introduce oneself.

vorstellen frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word vorstellen occurs in german on average 109.9 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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