how to pronounce kara


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the above transcription of kara 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.

kara is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… what are you going to make kara so …”

meanings of kara


  1. A female given name.
  2. A Papua New Guinean language (ISO code 'leu'), formerly called Lemakot.
  3. A Hindu/Indian surname​.
  4. An Omotic language (ISO code 'kxh'), also sometimes called Karo.
  5. The language presumed to have been spoken by the Gaya confederacy in southern Korea, thought by some scholars to be attested from thirteen placenames.
  6. The twenty-fifth year of the 60 year cycle of the Tamil calendar.


  1. A bangle worn by Sikhs, one of the five Ks, to remind them to do God's work.

kara frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word kara occurs in english on average 2.5 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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