how to pronounce samba


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the above transcription of samba 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.

samba is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… kontinent also die samba ja bekanntlich …”

meanings of samba


  1. Samba (Latin-American dance).

samba frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word samba occurs in german on average 0.9 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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