how to pronounce smartphone


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the above transcription of smartphone 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.

smartphone is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… filme hörbücher oder smartphone apps zu …”

meanings of smartphone


  1. Smartphone.

smartphone frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word smartphone occurs in german on average 5.9 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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