how to pronounce pelvis


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the above transcription of pelvis 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.

pelvis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… into the pelvis by the time she touched …”

meanings of pelvis


  1. A funnel-shaped cavity, especially such a cavity in the kidney into which urine passes towards the ureter.
  2. The large compound bone structure at the base of the spine that supports the legs. It consists of hip bone, sacrum and coccyx.

pelvis frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pelvis occurs in english on average 1.8 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 pelvis 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 pelvis can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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