how to pronounce chitin


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the above transcription of chitin 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.

chitin is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… starting to grow see it all chitin we've …”

meanings of chitin


  1. A complex polysaccharide, a polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in the exoskeletons of arthropods and in the cell walls of fungi; thought to be responsible for some forms of asthma in humans.

chitin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chitin occurs in english on average 0.2 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 chitin 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 chitin can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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