how to pronounce dandelion


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the above transcription of dandelion 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.

dandelion is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… falcon dandelion but he had been born …”

meanings of dandelion


  1. A yellow colour, like that of the flower.
  2. Any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised by yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves, especially the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).
  3. The flower head or fruiting head of the dandelion plant.


  1. Of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.

dandelion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dandelion occurs in english on average 1.4 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 dandelion 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 dandelion can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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