how to pronounce filipino


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the above transcription of filipino 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.

filipino is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… boxes black white Filipino so like she's …”

meaning of filipino

Filipino is a person from the Philippines.

filipino frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word filipino occurs in english on average 3.9 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.

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