how to pronounce irene


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the above transcription of irene 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.

irene is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hi everyone its Irene Kim here and I'm …”

meanings of irene


  1. A city and town in South Dakota, United States.
  2. A female given name from Ancient Greek, in regular use since the 19th century.
  3. Eirene, the Greek goddess of peace, one of the Horae/Horæ; equivalent to the Roman goddess Pax.
  4. 14 Irene, a main belt asteroid.


  1. The hydrocarbon formed by dehydration of an irone.

irene frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word irene occurs in english on average 3.9 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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