how to pronounce sitar


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the above transcription of sitar 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.

sitar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sitar occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

sitar is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of the sitar but it was a huge hit a …”

meanings of sitar


  1. A Hindustani/Indian classical stringed instrument, typically having a gourd as its resonating chamber.

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