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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: trọtzen

Translation of trotzen in English:

intransitives Verb

  • 1 [formal] (widerstehen)jemandem/einer Sache trotzen (also figurative)
    defy somebody/something
    Gefahren/der Kälte trotzen
    brave dangers/the cold

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