how to pronounce piano


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the above transcription of piano 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.

piano is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and on the piano the industrious miss …”

meaning of piano

Piano is a musical instrument.

piano frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word piano occurs in english on average 19.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics piano 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 piano can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to piano


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