how to pronounce lilac


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the above transcription of lilac 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.

lilac is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that was like pink and lilac and had I'd …”

meaning of lilac

Lilac is a type of flower.

lilac frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lilac occurs in english on average 1.9 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 lilac 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 lilac can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to lilac


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