how to pronounce culpa


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the above transcription of culpa 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.

culpa is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and uh maya culpa we got it wrong and …”

meanings of culpa


  1. Negligence or fault, as distinguishable from dolus (deceit, fraud), which implies intent, culpa being imputable to defect of intellect, dolus to defect of heart.

culpa frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word culpa occurs in english on average 0.4 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 culpa 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 culpa can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to culpa


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