how to pronounce aloha


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the above transcription of aloha 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.

aloha is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of aloha in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of aloha


  1. An utterance of aloha (see Interjection, below).
  2. Good wishes, love.


  1. Expressing good wishes when greeting or parting from someone; hello; goodbye.

aloha frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word aloha occurs in english on average 1.2 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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