how to pronounce butterfly


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the above transcription of butterfly 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.

butterfly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… it gives a little like a butterfly style …”

meaning of butterfly

A butterfly is a type of insect with a wing structure that can be folded like a fan when at rest.

butterfly frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word butterfly occurs in english on average 21.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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