how to pronounce grapheme


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the above transcription of grapheme 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.

grapheme is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of grapheme


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video examples of grapheme pronunciation

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

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meanings of grapheme


  1. In alphabetic writing, the shortest group of letters composing a phoneme.
  2. A fundamental unit of a writing system, corresponding to (for example) letters in the English alphabet or jamo in Korean Hangeul.

grapheme frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grapheme 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.

topics grapheme 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 grapheme can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to grapheme


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