how to pronounce puma


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the above transcription of puma 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.

puma is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… boot deal if it's with Puma adidas night …”

meanings of puma


  1. A woman in her 20s or 30s who seeks relationships with younger men; a younger cougar.
  2. An athletic shoe or other piece of athletic gear of a German-based brand of that name.
  3. The mountain lion or cougar, Puma concolor.


  1. An administrative ward in the Singida Rural district of Tanzania.
  2. A Kiranti language spoken in Nepal.
  3. A village in the Solomon Islands.

puma frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word puma occurs in english on average 1.2 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 puma 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 puma can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to puma


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