how to pronounce scham

/ʃaːm/

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The above transcription of scham 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.

scham is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… bedeutet schuld und scham und das heißt …”

meanings of scham

noun:

  1. Pubic region including the genitals.
  2. Bashfulness, prudishness, shamefacedness.
  3. Shame (uncomfortable feeling at one's own impropriety or at the exposure of something private; but not in the sense of disgrace or being dishonored, for which Schande).
  4. Vulva.

words with pronunciation similar to scham

schalscharschafrahmhahnzahnschuttschlammwahnspan

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