how to pronounce futon


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the above transcription of futon 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.

futon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so now this is the futon that used to be …”

meanings of futon


  1. A round cushion used for Zen meditation, traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves.
  2. Abbreviation of full text on the Net: the presence of the complete text of an academic paper on the Internet, seen as a potential biasing factor in which papers get cited most often.
  3. A thin mattress of tufted cotton or similar material, placed on a floor or on a raised, foldable frame as a bed.

futon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word futon occurs in english on average 1 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 futon 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 futon can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with futon


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