how to pronounce calliope


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the above transcription of calliope 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.

calliope is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… Calliope Calliope and this is by Cathy …”

meanings of calliope


  1. 22 Kalliope, a main belt asteroid.
  2. A female given name.
  3. The Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry; the mother of Orpheus with Apollo.


  1. A musical organ, consisting of steam whistles played with a keyboard. Often used with merry-go-rounds.

calliope frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word calliope occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

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