how to pronounce iota


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the above transcription of iota 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.

iota is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… who pushes back in any iota is uh …”

meanings of iota


  1. A bank account that earns interest and pays it to a third party, generally a charity; the principal is typically being held in escrow by the accountholder.
  2. A jot; a very small, insignificant quantity.
  3. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.

iota frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word iota 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 iota 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 iota can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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