how to pronounce variation


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the above transcription of variation 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.

variation is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… diejenige oder eine variation von einem …”

meanings of variation


  1. Variation.

variation frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word variation occurs in german on average 3.2 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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