how to pronounce bananas


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the above transcription of bananas 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.

bananas is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… don't know when you get bananas I mean …”

meanings of bananas


  1. Plural of banana.
  2. Plural of BANANA.


  1. Crazy, mad, nuts.

bananas frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word bananas occurs in english on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bananas 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 bananas can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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