how to pronounce methane


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the above transcription of methane 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.

methane is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… liquid methane the question is is it …”

meanings of methane


  1. Any of very many derivatives of methane.
  2. The simplest aliphatic hydrocarbon, CH₄, being a constituent of natural gas, and one of the most abundant greenhouse gases.

methane frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word methane 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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