how to pronounce rugby


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the above transcription of rugby 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.

rugby is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… besitzer eines rugby teams ist …”

meanings of rugby


  1. Rugby, rugby football.

rugby frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rugby occurs in german on average 1.4 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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