how to pronounce terracotta


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terracotta is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… pebble pebble and terracotta I think …”

meanings of terracotta


  1. A reddish brown colour, like that of terra cotta.
  2. A hard red-brown unglazed earthenware, used for pottery and building construction.


  1. Of the colour of terracotta.

terracotta frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word terracotta occurs in english on average 2.1 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 terracotta 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 terracotta can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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