how to pronounce ballerina


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the above transcription of ballerina 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.

ballerina is pronounced in four syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of ballerina


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video examples of ballerina pronunciation

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

“… ultimate challenge for a ballerina both …”

meanings of ballerina


  1. A female ballet dancer.
  2. The star female ballet performer in the company.
  3. A male ballet dancer.
  4. A ballet flat shoe.

ballerina frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ballerina occurs in english on average 2.4 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 ballerina 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 ballerina can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to ballerina


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