how to pronounce kanon


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the above transcription of kanon 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.

kanon is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of kanon pronunciation

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

“… dramatische kanon hat für ältere frauen …”

meanings of kanon


  1. Canon; code (collectivity of laws, particularly concerning a certain field).
  2. Canon (catalogue of saints).
  3. Canon (eucharistic prayer).
  4. Canon; round (song sung by groups of singers starting at different times).
  5. Canon (ecclesiastical norm forming part of Canon Law).
  6. Canon (selection of texts considered accepted and/or authentic).

kanon frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kanon occurs in german on average 2.1 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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