how to pronounce blue


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the above transcription of blue 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.

blue is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… in red states and blue states to set up …”

meaning of blue

Blue is a color.

blue frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word blue occurs in english on average 157 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics blue 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 blue can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to blue


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