how to pronounce lachs


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the above transcription of lachs 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.

lachs is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ihr traum wäre es einen lachs aus der …”

meanings of lachs


  1. Salmon, lax/lox.
  2. Longissimus dorsi (core muscle, long back extensor muscle) of the back of slaughtered animals, especially pigs (Schweinelachs or Lachsfleisch), calves (Kalbslachs), and lambs (Lammlachs); part of the rib or chop cuts.

lachs frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word lachs occurs in german on average 5.7 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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