how to pronounce paean


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the above transcription of paean 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.

paean is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is a paean one which is I mean a major …”

meanings of paean


  1. Any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph.
  2. An enthusiastic expression of praise.
  3. A chant or song, especially a hymn of thanksgiving for deliverance or victory, to Apollo or sometimes another god or goddess; hence any song sung to solicit victory in battle.


  1. To sing a paean; to praise.

paean frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paean 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 paean 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 paean can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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