how to pronounce donegal


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the above transcription of donegal 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.

donegal is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… deer-stalking in Donegal salmon fishing …”

meanings of donegal


  1. A county in northern Ireland.
  2. A town in County Donegal.


  1. A coat made from this tweed.
  2. A type of coarse tweed made in this county.

donegal frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word donegal occurs in english on average 2.8 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 donegal 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 donegal can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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