how to pronounce loch


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the above transcription of loch 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.

loch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ist hier nicht dieses loch nur das heißt …”

meanings of loch


  1. Apartment, flat or house in a bad condition; dump.
  2. Cavity.
  3. Hole in the ground; pit.
  4. Prison; jail / gaol.
  5. Hole; perforation.
  6. Boring small town or village.
  7. Gap; bare spot.
  8. Loch, lough (a lake or bay in Scotland or Ireland).
  9. Dungeon; underground prison.

loch frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word loch occurs in german on average 30.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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