how to pronounce schwanken

/ˈʃvaŋkn̩/

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The above transcription of schwanken 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.

schwanken is pronounced in two syllables

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ʃvaŋkn

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

“… nicht groß hin und her schwanken und wir …”

meanings of schwanken

verb:

  1. To shake; to rock; to sway.
  2. To stagger.
  3. To fluctuate; to vary; to waver.

words that rhyme with schwanken

auftanken

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