how to pronounce schnalzen


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the above transcription of schnalzen 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.

schnalzen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… zweithandy ich zu schnalzen ist nur …”

meanings of schnalzen


  1. To snap one's fingers.
  2. To click (one's tongue).

schnalzen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schnalzen occurs in german on average 0.2 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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