how to pronounce zungenschlag


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the above transcription of zungenschlag 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.

zungenschlag is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… also der der zungenschlag heute war …”

meanings of zungenschlag


  1. Accent (distinctive manner of pronouncing a language associated with a particular region, social group, etc.).
  2. Tone (the particular manner in which speech or writing is expressed).
  3. Flap of the tongue.

zungenschlag frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zungenschlag occurs in german on average 0.3 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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