how to pronounce ruby


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the above transcription of ruby 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.

ruby is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… today to go meet my friend Ruby who is a …”

meaning of ruby

Ruby is a gemstone.

ruby frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ruby occurs in english on average 4.1 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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