how to pronounce tadpole


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the above transcription of tadpole 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.

tadpole is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… enough to eat a tadpole you may have …”

meanings of tadpole


  1. The aquatic larva of any amphibian.
  2. A type of cargo bike that has two wheels in front and one in back.
  3. A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.
  4. A child's basic drawing of a human being, having a detailed head but only sticks for the body and limbs.

tadpole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tadpole occurs in english on average 0.3 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 tadpole 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 tadpole can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to tadpole


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