how to pronounce yoga


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the above transcription of yoga 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.

yoga is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of yoga


  1. Any of several Hindu or Buddhist disciplines aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquillity; especially a system of exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of yoga.
  3. The tree Elaeocarpus joga.


  1. One of the six schools of Hindu philosophy.

yoga frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word yoga occurs in english on average 24.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to yoga


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