How Do You Spell AMMANN?

Pronunciation: [ˈaman] (IPA)

The word "ammann" is spelled using the IPA phonetic transcription as /ˈæmən/, with the stress on the first syllable. It is important to note that the letter "a" in this word is pronounced as the short "a" sound, like in the word "cat". The double "m" in "ammann" indicates that the "m" sound is pronounced twice, making it a double consonant. With its unique spelling and pronunciation, "ammann" is not a commonly known word, and may require further context to understand its meaning.

Etymology of AMMANN

The word "Ammann" originates from the German language. It is derived from the Middle High German word "amman" or "aemenne", which meant a high-ranking official or leader in a medieval community or village. This term later evolved into "Amtmann". The word "Ammann" is primarily found in German-speaking countries, such as Switzerland and Liechtenstein, which retained the traditional spelling. In English, the equivalent term is "reeve" or "village headman", while in French, it is "maire" (mayor).

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