how to pronounce rod


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the above transcription of rod 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.

rod is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… measuring-rod the ancient Greek sculptor …”

meaning of rod

Rod is a type of pole.

rod frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rod occurs in english on average 9.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rod 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 rod can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to rod


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