how to pronounce javelin


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the above transcription of javelin 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.

javelin is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… five meters javelin throw fourth place …”

meanings of javelin


  1. A light spear thrown with the hand and used as a weapon.
  2. A metal-tipped spear thrown for distance in an athletic field event.


  1. To pierce with a javelin.

javelin frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word javelin 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.

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