how to pronounce tonfall


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the above transcription of tonfall 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.

tonfall is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… flachland war der tonfall thema der wolf …”

meanings of tonfall


  1. Intonation.
  2. Tone (of voice).

tonfall frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word tonfall occurs in german on average 5.5 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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