how to pronounce inferno


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the above transcription of inferno 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.

inferno is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Dante's Inferno where he says you know …”

meaning of inferno

Inferno is a mythical place of eternal punishment in the underworld.

inferno frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word inferno occurs in english on average 1.8 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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