how to pronounce schnauze


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the above transcription of schnauze 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.

schnauze is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bayerisch auf die schnauze gefallen …”

meanings of schnauze


  1. Snout; muzzle.


  1. Shut up!.

schnauze frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word schnauze occurs in german on average 9.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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