how to pronounce juju


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the above transcription of juju 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.

juju is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… giving some uh some some good juju here …”

meanings of juju


  1. A fetish or charm believed by West Africans to have magical or supernatural powers.
  2. The (usually negative) karmic consequences of an action or behavior.
  3. A marijuana cigarette; a joint.
  4. The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.
  5. Synonym of jùjú (“music genre").

juju frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word juju 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.

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