how to pronounce arroyo


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the above transcription of arroyo 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.

arroyo is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… an arroyo is a Spanish word for a creek …”

meanings of arroyo


  1. A dry creek or streambed, a gulch which temporarily or seasonally fills and flows (after sufficient rain).
  2. Any watercourse; any rivulet (whether it flows year-round or only seasonally).


  1. A surname of Spanish origin.

arroyo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word arroyo occurs in english on average 1 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 arroyo 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 arroyo can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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