how to pronounce kohl


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the above transcription of kohl 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.

kohl is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a Smith and Kohl eyeliner a stealer …”

meanings of kohl


  1. A dark powder (usually powdered antimony) used as eye makeup, especially in Eastern countries; stibnite.


  1. To decorate one's eyes with kohl.

kohl frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word kohl occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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