how to pronounce tau


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the above transcription of tau 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.

tau is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… stellt der liegt die tau gelagert und …”

meanings of tau


  1. Dew.
  2. Strong rope.
  3. Tau (greek letter).

tau frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tau occurs in german on average 1.7 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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