how to pronounce soma


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soma is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of soma


  1. Any kind of intoxicating drug.
  2. The whole axial portion of an animal, including the head, neck, trunk, and tail.
  3. The corporeal body, as distinguished from the psyche or soul and the pneuma or spirit.
  4. A ritual drink in ancient Vedic and continuing Hindu culture, obtained by pressing the Soma plant.
  5. The bulbous part of a neuron, containing the cell nucleus.


  1. The South of Market area of San Francisco.
  2. A female given name from Sanskrit used in India.
  3. The soma juice, capitalized usually when mentioned in personified, deified form.

soma frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word soma occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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