how to pronounce gorilla


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the above transcription of gorilla 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.

gorilla is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of gorilla in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… sie fahren in ein gorilla bar helfen …”

meanings of gorilla


  1. Gorilla.

gorilla frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gorilla occurs in german on average 1.5 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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