how to pronounce cilantro


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the above transcription of cilantro 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.

cilantro is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of cilantro pronunciation

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

“… you know that that's cilantro comment …”

meanings of cilantro


  1. The stems and leaves of the coriander plant, Coriandrum sativum, used as a seasoning and garnish in cooking.

cilantro frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cilantro 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.

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