how to pronounce tortilla


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the above transcription of tortilla 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.

tortilla is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… of meat wrapped in a tortilla but the …”

meanings of tortilla


  1. Spanish omelette; an omelette containing potatoes and onions.
  2. A flat round bread made out of cornmeal or flour. In Mexican cuisine they are often served with a filling or topping such as frijoles "beans", carne "meat", salsa "sauce", sour cream and cheese; in the latter case they are called quesadillas.

tortilla frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tortilla occurs in english on average 0.3 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 tortilla 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 tortilla can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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