how to pronounce schmetterling


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the above transcription of schmetterling 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.

schmetterling is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… aus wie der schmetterling ist eine …”

meanings of schmetterling


  1. Butterfly.
  2. Any insect of the order Lepidoptera, i.e. a butterfly or moth.
  3. Butterfly (kind of stroke).

schmetterling frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word schmetterling 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.

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