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r-coloring

r-col·or·ing
R r

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahr kuhl-er-ing]
    • /ɑr ˈkʌl ər ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahr kuhl-er-ing]
    • /ɑr ˈkʌl ər ɪŋ/

Definition of r-coloring word

  • noun r-coloring the auditory quality of an r- sound given to a vowel, resulting from retroflex articulation or bunching of the tongue. 1

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Parts of speech for R-coloring

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

r-coloring popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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