how to pronounce calligraphy


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the above transcription of calligraphy 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.

calligraphy is pronounced in four syllables

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

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meanings of calligraphy


  1. Any such style of decorative writing.
  2. A document written in decorative style.
  3. The art or practice of writing letters and words in a decorative style; the letters and words so written.

calligraphy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word calligraphy occurs in english on average 1.3 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 calligraphy 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 calligraphy can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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