how to pronounce samurai


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the above transcription of samurai 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.

samurai is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… anybody read that ancient samurai man …”

meaning of samurai

A samurai is a member of the warrior class in feudal Japan.

samurai frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word samurai occurs in english on average 1.9 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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