how to pronounce saga


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saga is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and the enthralling saga of six …”

meanings of saga


  1. Saga Prefecture (a prefecture in western Kyushu, Japan).
  2. A city in Saga Prefecture, Japan.
  3. A unisex given name.


  1. Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.
  2. An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends.

saga frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word saga occurs in english on average 6.2 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.

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