how to pronounce patina


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the above transcription of patina 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.

patina is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… dyed so it matched the patina of the …”

meanings of patina


  1. A green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.
  2. The colour or incrustation which age and wear give to (mainly metallic) objects; especially, the green rust which covers works of art such as ancient bronzes, coins and medals.
  3. A paten, flat type of dish.
  4. A gloss or superficial layer.


  1. Of a green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

patina frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word patina occurs in english on average 0.8 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 patina 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 patina can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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