how to pronounce beluga


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the above transcription of beluga 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.

beluga is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… since importing beluga products was …”

meanings of beluga


  1. A fish, Huso huso, found in the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, that is a source of caviar.
  2. A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, found in the Arctic Ocean.
  3. Alternative spelling of beluga.

beluga frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word beluga occurs in english on average 0.2 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 beluga 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 beluga can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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