the above transcription of sage 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.

sage is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of sage pronunciation

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

“… this is my sister sage she flew in from …”

meaning of sage

Sage is a plant that is used for cooking.

sage frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sage occurs in english on average 10 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.