How to Pronounce PENA?

Correct pronunciation for the word "PENA" is [pˈiːnə], [pˈiːnə], [p_ˈiː_n_ə].

"PENA" in context

PENA is a type of Portuguese folk music and dance that originated in rural areas of the Minho, Trás os Montes and Alto Douro provinces. It is traditionally played on the guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bagpipe and mandola, along with percussion instruments like drums and tambourines. The music itself is generally slow and upbeat, with a distinct rhythm and harmonic structure. The dances are usually "pimblo" dances, which involve couples stepping to the rhythm of the music while holding hands. There are also group dances called "rodizios" that involve two groups dancing in a circle around each other.

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Usage over time for PENA:

This graph shows how "PENA" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

21 words made out of letters PENA

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