how to pronounce sulphur


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the above transcription of sulphur 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.

sulphur is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and that was from sulphur and from six …”

meaning of sulphur

Sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, yellowish-brown solid.

sulphur frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sulphur occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to sulphur


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