how to pronounce canoe


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the above transcription of canoe 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.

canoe is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hollowing out your own canoe walls we'll …”

meanings of canoe


  1. A small long and narrow boat, propelled by one or more people (depending on the size of canoe), using single-bladed paddles. The paddlers face in the direction of travel, in either a seated position, or kneeling on the bottom of the boat. Canoes are open on top, and pointed at both ends.
  2. An oversize, usually older, luxury car.
  3. Any of the deflectors positioned around a roulette wheel, shaped like upside-down boats.


  1. To ride or paddle a canoe.

canoe frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word canoe occurs in english on average 4 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 canoe 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 canoe can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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