how to pronounce bluegrass


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the above transcription of bluegrass 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.

bluegrass is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… d'oeuvres bluegrass there was a pitch …”

meanings of bluegrass


  1. A style of country music with roots in Scots-Irish Appalachian folk music, blues, and jazz and characterized by banjos, fiddles, acoustic guitars, dobros, and mandolins; but containing no drums, electric guitars, pianos or other keyboard or wind instruments.
  2. Kentucky bluegrass, Poa pratensis.

bluegrass frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

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