how to pronounce schwank


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the above transcription of schwank 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.

schwank is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… des vakuums meisten schwank das war so …”

meanings of schwank


  1. Short, funny tale.
  2. Drollery, prank.


  1. Flexible, fluctuating.

schwank frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schwank occurs in german on average 0.3 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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