how to pronounce buckwheat


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buckwheat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gets although we buckwheat from Japan …”

meanings of buckwheat


  1. Any of the wild buckwheats in the genus Eriogonum.
  2. An Asian plant, of the species Fagopyrum esculentum.
  3. The fruit of this plant used as a pseudocereal.

buckwheat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buckwheat occurs in english on average 1.2 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 buckwheat 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 buckwheat can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to buckwheat


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