how to pronounce kahn


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the above transcription of kahn 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.

kahn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… wieder der gleiche strauss kahn aber ich …”

meanings of kahn


  1. A small boat used on inland waters.
  2. A ship, especially when old or in need of repair.

kahn frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kahn occurs in german on average 3.2 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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