how to pronounce belgian


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the above transcription of belgian 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.

belgian is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… america is the belgian prime minister …”

meanings of belgian


  1. A person from Belgium or of Belgian descent.


  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Belgium or the Belgian people.


  1. A hypothetical extinct Indo-European language, supposed to have been spoken distinct from Celtic in late prehistory, in certain parts of what has become known as Gaul.

belgian frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word belgian occurs in english on average 14.6 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 belgian 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 belgian can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to belgian


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