how to pronounce syllable


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the above transcription of syllable 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.

syllable is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of syllable pronunciation

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

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meaning of syllable

A syllable is a unit of word pronunciation that consists of one vowel sound and zero or more consonants.

syllable frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word syllable occurs in english on average 4.9 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.

words that rhyme with syllable


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