how to pronounce canto


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the above transcription of canto 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.

canto is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… l of canto de los pajaros Sona he might …”

meanings of canto


  1. One of the chief divisions of a long poem; a book.
  2. The treble or leading melody.


  1. Cantonese.

canto frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word canto occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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