how to pronounce guru


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the above transcription of guru 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.

guru is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… UK's polling guru said a similar thing …”

meaning of guru

Guru is a Sanskrit word meaning "teacher".

guru frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word guru occurs in english on average 2.1 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 guru 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 guru can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to guru


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