how to pronounce surname


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the above transcription of surname 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.

surname is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of surname pronunciation

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

“… the use of that famous surname will you …”

meaning of surname

Surname is a family name.

surname frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word surname occurs in english on average 3.2 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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