how to pronounce hammer


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the above transcription of hammer 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.

hammer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… weiter mit einem hammer polyglott was …”

meanings of hammer


  1. Sensation.
  2. (with sein) to be awesome.
  3. A hard shot, slam.
  4. Hammer, mallet.


  1. Contraction of haben wir.

hammer frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word hammer occurs in german on average 22.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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