how to pronounce brotherly


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the above transcription of brotherly 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.

brotherly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… uh brotherly family uh …”

meaning of brotherly

Brotherly means friendly and affectionate between brothers.

brotherly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word brotherly 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 brotherly 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 brotherly can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with brotherly


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