how to pronounce indigo


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the above transcription of indigo 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.

indigo is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… love indigo books with the farmers but …”

meanings of indigo


  1. A purplish-blue colour.
  2. An indigo-colored dye obtained from certain plants (the indigo plant or woad), or a similar synthetic dye.
  3. An indigo plant, such as from species in genera Indigofera, Amorpha (false indigo), Baptisia (wild indigo), and Psorothamnus and Dalea (indigo bush).


  1. Having a deep purplish-blue colour.

indigo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word indigo 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 indigo 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 indigo can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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