how to pronounce spatz


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the above transcription of spatz 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.

spatz is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… weiß wirklich was ein spatz ist gehen …”

meanings of spatz


  1. An affectionate nickname, mostly used towards children, more seldom towards lovers, almost never with friends.
  2. House sparrow (Passer domesticus).
  3. Sparrow.

spatz frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word spatz occurs in german on average 3.3 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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