how to pronounce hula


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the above transcription of hula 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.

hula is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… instead of using hula hoop atoms they …”

meanings of hula


  1. A form of chant and dance, which was developed in the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians who originally settled there.


  1. To dance the hula.

hula frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hula occurs in english on average 1.7 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.

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