how to pronounce clang


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the above transcription of clang 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.

clang is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of clang in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… aluminium aluminium clang cans - you …”

meanings of clang


  1. A word or phrase linked only by sound and not by meaning, characteristic of some mental disorders.
  2. Quality of tone.
  3. Alternative form of klang.
  4. The cry of some birds, including the crane and the goose.
  5. A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.


  1. To give out a clang; to resound.
  2. To strike (objects) together so as to produce a clang.

clang frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word clang occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

topics clang can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that clang can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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