how to pronounce aardvark


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aardvark is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of aardvark in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is it an aardvark i can't remember but …”

meanings of aardvark


  1. The nocturnal, insectivorous, burrowing, mammal Orycteropus afer, of the order Tubulidentata, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. A silly or credulous person who is prone to mistakes or blunders.

aardvark frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word aardvark occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

topics aardvark can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that aardvark can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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