how to pronounce grail


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the above transcription of grail 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.

grail is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… then comes the holy grail of all holy …”

meanings of grail


  1. A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual.
  2. The Holy Grail.
  3. Something eagerly sought or quested for.
  4. One of the small feathers of a hawk.
  5. Small particles of earth; gravel.


  1. Initialism of Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory.

grail frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word grail occurs in english on average 2.1 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 grail 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 grail can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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