how to pronounce parisian


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the above transcription of parisian 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.

parisian is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… they invaded the Parisian palace where …”

meanings of parisian


  1. A person who was born in, or is a citizen or inhabitant of, Paris, France.


  1. Of, relating, or pertaining to Paris, France.

parisian frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word parisian occurs in english on average 4.7 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.

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