how to pronounce discus


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the above transcription of discus 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.

discus is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and discus my coach one weekend says …”

meanings of discus


  1. A round plate-like object that is thrown for sport.
  2. A discus fish (genus Symphysodon).
  3. The athletics sport of discus throwing.
  4. A chakram.

discus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word discus occurs in english on average 0.7 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.

words that rhyme with discus


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