how to pronounce copula


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the above transcription of copula 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.

copula is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and code of copula one so which again …”

meanings of copula


  1. A word, usually a verb, used to link the subject of a sentence with a predicate (usually a subject complement or an adverbial), that unites or associates the subject with the predicate.
  2. A device that connects two or more keyboards of an organ.
  3. A function that represents the association between two or more variables, independent of the individual marginal distributions of the variables.
  4. The act of copulation; mating.

copula frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word copula occurs in english on average 0.1 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 copula 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 copula can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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