how to pronounce schön


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the above transcription of schön 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.

schön is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… finde es eben sehr schön dass du ansätze …”

meanings of schön


  1. Nice, pleasant.
  2. Beautiful, lovely, pretty, handsome.
  3. Good, great, splendid.


  1. Nicely.
  2. Well, beautifully.
  3. Really.

schön frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word schön occurs in german on average 511.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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