how to pronounce island


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the above transcription of island 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.

island is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pull it to the island then get you …”

meaning of island

An island is a piece of land surrounded by water.

island frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word island occurs in english on average 66.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with island


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