how to pronounce maria


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the above transcription of maria 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.

maria is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… aristocracy maria antoinette was granted …”

meanings of maria


  1. A female given name from Hebrew.
  2. A Dravidian language spoken in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh provinces in India.
  3. A Papuan language spoken in Papua New Guinea.


  1. Plural of mare (lunar plain).

maria frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word maria occurs in english on average 12.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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