how to pronounce alpaca


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alpaca is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we have 170 alpaca they're absolutely …”

meanings of alpaca


  1. Wool from the alpaca.
  2. A sheep-like animal of the Andes, Vicugna pacos, in the camel family, closely related to the llama, guanaco, and vicuña.

alpaca frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alpaca occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

topics alpaca can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alpaca can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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