how to pronounce typhus


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the above transcription of typhus 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.

typhus is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… his instruments in a typhus ridden …”

meanings of typhus


  1. One of several similar diseases, characterised by high recurrent fever, caused by Rickettsia bacteria. Not to be confused with typhoid fever.

typhus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word typhus occurs in english on average 0.4 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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