how to pronounce rattan


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the above transcription of rattan 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.

rattan is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… like bamboo and rattan we're meeting …”

meanings of rattan


  1. The plant used as a material for making furniture, baskets etc.
  2. A cane made from this material.
  3. Any of several species of climbing palm of the genus Calamus.


  1. To beat with a rattan cane.


  1. A surname​.

rattan frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rattan occurs in english on average 0.4 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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