how to pronounce uhu


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the above transcription of uhu 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.

uhu is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… kommentar von uhu wurde schon besprochen …”

meanings of uhu


  1. Eurasian eagle owl, Bubo bubo (bird, owl species).
  2. Liquid glue for domestic use.

uhu frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word uhu occurs in german on average 1.5 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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