how to pronounce neon


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the above transcription of neon 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.

neon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… rerouting neon and turning off parts of …”

meanings of neon


  1. A form or sample of the element.
  2. Neon signs or lights, collectively.
  3. A neon tetra fish.
  4. The chemical element (symbol Ne) with an atomic number of 10. The second of the noble gases, it is a colourless, odorless inert gas.


  1. That resembles a neon light; extremely bright; fluorescent.

neon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word neon occurs in english on average 6.8 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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