how to pronounce horn


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horn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… merkmalen das ist das horn und das ist …”

meanings of horn


  1. Horn (substance from which animal horns are made).
  2. Horn (musical instrument).
  3. Horn (projection, of an animal, altar, etc.).
  4. Cranial parietal bones.
  5. Cornet.


  1. A municipality of Switzerland.
  2. A municipality of Lower Austria, Austria.
  3. A municipality of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
  4. A surname​.

horn frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word horn occurs in german on average 4.6 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.

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