how to pronounce alder


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the above transcription of alder 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.

alder is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… arlene alder phi beta kappa at hunter …”

meanings of alder


  1. An alderman or alderwoman.
  2. Any of several trees or shrubs of the genus Alnus, belonging to the birch family.


  1. A topographic surname for someone who lived by alder trees.

alder frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alder occurs in english on average 0.8 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 alder 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 alder can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to alder


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