how to pronounce petit


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the above transcription of petit 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.

petit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… doesn't taste petit nice it's got this …”

meaning of petit

Petit means small.

petit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word petit occurs in english on average 1.2 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.

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