how to pronounce pasta


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the above transcription of pasta 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.

pasta is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… trouble grinding up pasta the gizzard …”

meaning of pasta

Pasta is a type of food made from dough that is rolled out and then cut into thin strips.

pasta frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pasta occurs in english on average 5.5 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 pasta 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 pasta can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to pasta


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