how to pronounce schweben


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the above transcription of schweben 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.

schweben is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… diese würfel schweben berührungslos im …”

meanings of schweben


  1. To hover, to float.
  2. To soar.

schweben frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word schweben occurs in german on average 6.9 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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