how to pronounce coda


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the above transcription of coda 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.

coda is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a devastating coda shows them just …”

meanings of coda


  1. The optional final part of a syllable, placed after its nucleus, and usually composed of one or more consonants.
  2. A passage that brings a movement or piece to a conclusion through prolongation.
  3. Alternative spelling of CODA.
  4. In seismograms, the gradual return to baseline after a seismic event. The length of the coda can be used to estimate event magnitude, and the shape sometimes reveals details of subsurface structures.
  5. A person born hearing to deaf parents.
  6. A conclusion (of a statement or event, for example), final portion, tail end.

coda frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coda occurs in english on average 0.8 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 coda 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 coda can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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