how to pronounce python


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the above transcription of python 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.

python is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… relation to monty python and it refers …”

meanings of python


  1. An interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language invented by Guido van Rossum.
  2. Ellipsis of Monty Python (“British comedy troupe").
  3. The earth-dragon of Delphi, represented as a serpent, killed by Apollo.


  1. Any member of the comedy troupe Monty Python: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones or Michael Palin.
  2. Penis.
  3. A type of large constricting snake.

python frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word python occurs in english on average 1.4 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 python 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 python can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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