how to pronounce zug


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the above transcription of zug 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.

zug is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… weg nach frankfurt um zug und bin dabei …”

meanings of zug


  1. Feature, trait.
  2. Stroke.
  3. Train (multiple vehicles one behind the other, particularly travelling on rails).
  4. Platoon.
  5. Move, play.
  6. Draught, gulp.
  7. Course.
  8. Pull (force that pulls in a specific direction).
  9. Traction.
  10. Draught.
  11. Draught (of air).

zug frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word zug occurs in german on average 68.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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