how to pronounce cochlea


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the above transcription of cochlea 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.

cochlea is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of cochlea


  1. The complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear in which sound vibrations are converted into nerve impulses.
  2. A spiral-shaped shell, especially that of a snail.

cochlea frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cochlea occurs in english on average 0.2 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 cochlea 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 cochlea can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to cochlea


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