how to pronounce ahoy


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the above transcription of ahoy 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.

ahoy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… three of chips ahoy cookies honey nut …”

meaning of ahoy

Ahoy is a greeting meaning "hello" or "good day".

ahoy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ahoy occurs in english on average 0.4 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 ahoy 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 ahoy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to ahoy


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