how to pronounce pelican

/ˈpɛl.ɪ.kən/

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the above transcription of pelican 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.

pelican frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pelican 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.

pelican is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of pelican

pɛlɪkən

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

“… we've just received this Pelican case …”

meaning of pelican

A pelican is a type of bird.

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