how to pronounce sorghum


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the above transcription of sorghum 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.

sorghum is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pressure on the crops of sorghum and …”

meanings of sorghum


  1. Sorghum syrup.
  2. A cereal, Sorghum bicolor (syn. Sorghum vulgare) the grains of which are used to make flour and as cattle feed.

sorghum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sorghum occurs in english on average 0.5 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 sorghum 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 sorghum can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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