how to pronounce canasta


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the above transcription of canasta 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.

canasta is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… across South Yorkshire so canasta sector …”

meanings of canasta


  1. A meld of seven cards in a game of canasta.
  2. A card game similar to rummy and played using two packs, where the object is to meld groups of the same rank.

canasta frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word canasta occurs in english on average 0 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.

words that rhyme with canasta


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