how to pronounce schwan


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the above transcription of schwan 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.

schwan is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… seit 49 jahren ist gesine schwan in der …”

meanings of schwan


  1. Swan (male or of unspecified sex).
  2. The constellation Cygnus.

schwan frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word schwan occurs in german on average 4.6 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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