how to pronounce tsunami


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tsunami is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… what it was is a fire tsunami none of us …”

meanings of tsunami


  1. A very large and destructive wave, generally caused by a tremendous disturbance in the ocean, such as an undersea earthquake or volcanic eruption. Tsunami are usually a series of waves, or wave train.
  2. A large and generally unstoppable surge.

tsunami frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tsunami occurs in english on average 5.2 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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