how to pronounce umbra


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the above transcription of umbra 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.

umbra is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that is the moon's Umbra the dark shadow …”

meanings of umbra


  1. The area on the earth or moon experiencing the total phase of an eclipse.
  2. One of the family Umbridae of mudminnows.
  3. An uninvited guest brought along by one who was invited.
  4. The fully shaded inner region of a shadow cast by an opaque object.
  5. A shadow.
  6. A sciaenoid fish, the umbrine.
  7. The central region of a sunspot.

umbra frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word umbra occurs in english on average 0.1 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 umbra 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 umbra can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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