how to pronounce purple


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the above transcription of purple 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.

purple is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… soul like a dark purple shirt very …”

meaning of purple

Purple is a color.

purple frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word purple occurs in english on average 40.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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