How do you pronounce sestiere in English (1 out of 8).

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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of sestiere

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of sestiere:
/sɛstɪɹ/

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  1. This sestiere, which includes everything east of San Marco, is called Castello and is the largest of the six.
  2. This canal passes straight through the San Marco sestiere and opens up into the Grand Canal opposite the Salute.
  3. We are currently in the San Polo sestiere, or district. Venice has six sestieri: San Polo, Santa Croce, Cannaregio, San Marco, Dorsoduro and Castello.
  4. We are at the edge of the San Polo sestiere here, and we will soon be passing into a different district.
  5. By crossing this bridge we will enter the sestiere of Santa Croce.
  6. This is the oldest and most famous district in the city, known as the Sestiere of Saint Mark.
  7. Next to San Giorgio Maggiore is the long, narrow island of the Giudecca, which forms part of the Dorsoduro sestiere.
  8. We are now entering the Dorsoduro sestiere. The name translates as hard ridge, probably referring to its elevated, firm ground.