how to pronounce sprechgesang


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the above transcription of sprechgesang 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.

sprechgesang is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of sprechgesang


  1. Vocals in rap music, toasting.
  2. Sprechgesang, "spoken song" - a technique of vocal production halfway between singing and speaking.

sprechgesang frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sprechgesang 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.

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