how to pronounce songbird


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the above transcription of songbird 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.

songbird is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… elusive songbird known as fame it was …”

meanings of songbird


  1. A bird having a melodious song or call.

songbird frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word songbird 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.

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