how to pronounce amethyst


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the above transcription of amethyst 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.

amethyst is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of amethyst


  1. The tincture purpure, when emblazoning the arms of the English nobility.
  2. A transparent purple variety of quartz, used as a gemstone.
  3. A purple colour.


  1. Having a colour similar to that of the gemstone.


  1. A female given name.

amethyst frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word amethyst 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 amethyst 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 amethyst can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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