how to pronounce basil


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The above transcription of basil 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.

basil is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of basil in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… turned to his friend basil o'connor to …”

meaning of basil

Basil is a type of plant.

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