how to pronounce spanner


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the above transcription of spanner 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.

spanner is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so ein paar gepäck spanner oder was noch …”

meanings of spanner


  1. Geometrid (moth of the family Geometridae).
  2. Clamp.
  3. Agent noun of spannen.
  4. Shoe tree.
  5. Voyeur.

spanner frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spanner occurs in german on average 0.5 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.

words that rhyme with spanner


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