how to pronounce lamprey


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the above transcription of lamprey 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.

lamprey is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… know that of the lamprey that King Henry …”

meanings of lamprey


  1. Any long slender primitive eel-like freshwater and saltwater fish of the order Petromyzontiformes, having a sucking mouth with rasping teeth but no jaw.

lamprey frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lamprey occurs in english on average 0.3 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 lamprey 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 lamprey can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to lamprey


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