how to pronounce dragonfly


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the above transcription of dragonfly 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.

dragonfly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a dragonfly in my hand this thing …”

meanings of dragonfly


  1. An insect of the suborder Epiprocta or, more strictly, the infraorder Anisoptera, having four long transparent wings held perpendicular to a long body when perched.

dragonfly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dragonfly occurs in english on average 0.7 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 dragonfly 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 dragonfly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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