how to pronounce landfall


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the above transcription of landfall 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.

landfall is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… on may 3rd his ship made landfall in …”

meanings of landfall


  1. The first land discovered after a sea voyage.
  2. A landslip.
  3. Arrival at the shore by ship.
  4. The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land.

landfall frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word landfall occurs in english on average 0.6 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 landfall 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 landfall can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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