how to pronounce dakota


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the above transcription of dakota 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.

dakota is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 70 percent of north dakota in extreme …”

meanings of dakota


  1. The Santee branch of the Sioux people.
  2. The language of these people.
  3. A unisex given name transferred from the place name.
  4. Either of the two states North Dakota or South Dakota.


  1. A Douglas DC-3 aircraft.
  2. A member of the Dakota people.

dakota frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word dakota occurs in english on average 15.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dakota 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 dakota can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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