how to pronounce cymbal


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the above transcription of cymbal 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.

cymbal is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Morrissey two drums the cymbal fall off …”

meanings of cymbal


  1. A concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.

cymbal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cymbal 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.

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