how to pronounce kanton


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the above transcription of kanton 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.

kanton is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sogenannte kanton materials eingerichtet …”

meanings of kanton


  1. Canton.
  2. Canton (state of Switzerland).


  1. Canton (former name of Guangzhou, the capital and largest city of Guangdong in southeastern China).

kanton frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kanton occurs in german on average 4.3 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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