how to pronounce chihuahua


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the above transcription of chihuahua 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.

chihuahua is pronounced in three syllables

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

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meanings of chihuahua


  1. A state of Mexico.
  2. A municipality of Chihuahua, Mexico.
  3. A city, the state capital of Chihuahua, Mexico.


  1. The smallest breed of dog in the world, originating in Mexico and having large erect ears.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Chihuahua.

chihuahua frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chihuahua 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 chihuahua 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 chihuahua can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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