how to pronounce schwefel


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the above transcription of schwefel 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.

schwefel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… inmitten von schwefel dämpfen und lava …”

meanings of schwefel


  1. Sulfur (chemical element, S, atomic number 16).
  2. Brimstone.

schwefel frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word schwefel occurs in german on average 1.6 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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