how to pronounce reggae


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the above transcription of reggae 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.

reggae is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… swear reggae is the remedy once i'm out …”

meanings of reggae


  1. A form of music originating in Jamaica and associated with Rastafarianism, featuring a heavy bass line and percussive rhythm guitar on the offbeat, often with close vocal harmonies.

reggae frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word reggae occurs in english on average 4.5 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 reggae 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 reggae can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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