how to pronounce schwede


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the above transcription of schwede 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.

schwede is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ich bin unterwegs noch schwede zu der …”

meanings of schwede


  1. Swede (member of the Germanic tribal group) (male or of unspecified sex).
  2. Swede (Swedish person) (male or of unspecified sex).

schwede frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schwede occurs in german on average 1.5 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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