how to pronounce betel


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betel is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of betel


  1. Either of two plants often used in combination:.
  2. The seed of the betel palm, Areca catechu: the betel nut.
  3. A quid (chewing preparation) containing these and other plant materials; paan.
  4. An evergreen Indian creeping shrub, Piper betle, whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut: the betel pepper.

betel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word betel occurs in english on average 0.3 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 betel 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 betel can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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