how to pronounce plantain


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of plantain 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.

plantain is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of plantain

example pitch curve for pronunciation of plantain


test your pronunciation of plantain

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of plantain

video examples of plantain pronunciation

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

“… add my plantains so the plantain along …”

meanings of plantain


  1. A plant of the genus Plantago, with a rosette of sessile leaves about 10 cm long with a narrow part instead of a petiole, and with a spike inflorescence with the flower spacing varying widely among the species. See also psyllium.
  2. A plant in the genus Musa, the genus that includes banana, but with lower sugar content than banana.
  3. The fruit of the plant, usually cooked before eating and used like potatoes.

plantain frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plantain occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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

1) food and health;

Did this page help you?