how to pronounce mantis


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the above transcription of mantis 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.

mantis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you really so the mantis shrimp is it's …”

meanings of mantis


  1. A green colour, like that of many mantises.
  2. Any of various large insects of the order Mantodea that catch insects or other small animals with their powerful forelegs.

mantis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mantis occurs in english on average 0.7 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 mantis 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 mantis can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to mantis


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