how to pronounce vertigo


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the above transcription of vertigo 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.

vertigo is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… a bit vertigo actually just thinking …”

meaning of vertigo

Vertigo is a feeling of dizziness or lightheadedness caused by a disturbance in the inner ear.

vertigo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vertigo occurs in english on average 0.9 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.

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