how to pronounce sulfur


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the above transcription of sulfur 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.

sulfur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… can help us understand sulfur conditions …”

meanings of sulfur


  1. A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
  2. A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.


  1. Of a yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.


  1. To treat with sulfur, or a sulfur compound, especially to preserve or to counter agricultural pests.

sulfur frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sulfur occurs in english on average 1 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 sulfur 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 sulfur can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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