how to pronounce teak


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the above transcription of teak 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.

teak is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… called eye of the beholder teak wood and …”

meanings of teak


  1. A tree of the species in the genus Tectona.
  2. A yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.
  3. An extremely durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes, yielded by Tectona grandis (and Tectona spp.).


  1. Of a yellowish brown colour, like that of teak wood.

teak frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word teak occurs in english on average 1.1 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 teak 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 teak can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to teak


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