how to pronounce swiss


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the above transcription of swiss 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.

swiss is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of swiss in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… in our hobby the swiss will vote this …”

meanings of swiss


  1. Swiss cheese.
  2. A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.


  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.


  1. Swiss German; the variety of German spoken in Switzerland.


  1. To prepare (meat, fabric, etc.) by rolling or pounding in order to soften it.

swiss frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word swiss occurs in english on average 14.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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