how to pronounce funeral


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the above transcription of funeral 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.

funeral is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… massive public funeral where 5 000 …”

meanings of funeral


  1. A ceremony to honour and remember a deceased person. Often distinguished from a memorial service by the presence of the body of the deceased.
  2. A funeral sermon.


  1. Alternative form of funereal.

funeral frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word funeral occurs in english on average 16.2 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 funeral 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 funeral can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to funeral


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