how to pronounce schach


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of schach 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.

schach is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of schach

example pitch curve for pronunciation of schach


test your pronunciation of schach

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of schach

video examples of schach pronunciation

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

“… art genossen in schach die trainerin …”

meanings of schach


  1. Chess.
  2. Check; a chess situation in which the king is directly threatened by enemy pieces.

schach frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word schach occurs in german on average 5.3 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.

words with pronunciation similar to schach


Did this page help you?