how to pronounce korn


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the above transcription of korn 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.

korn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ganz kurz das ganze korn da rein …”

meanings of korn


  1. Kernel; single grain.
  2. Korn (liquor).
  3. Bead (knob on a gun barrel used for aiming).
  4. Rye (as the commonest kind of grain in German-speaking Europe).
  5. Cereal; corn; grain (type of plant and its fruit).


  1. Chiers (river).

korn frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word korn occurs in german on average 5 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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