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chit is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of chit pronunciation
An example use of chit in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you know chit-chatting and I found out …”
meanings of chit
A small tool used in cleaving laths. Compare: froe.
A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club.
A pert or sassy young person, especially a young woman.
A debt or favor owed in return for a prior loan or favor granted, especially a political favor.
A child or babe; a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.
A voucher or token coin used in payrolls under the truck system.
An excrescence on the body, as a wart or a pimple.
A small sheet or scrap of paper with a hand-written note as a reminder or personal message.
The embryonic growing bud of a plant.
A small sheet of paper on which is written a prescription to be filled; a scrip.
A smaller cardboard counter generally used not to directly represent something but for another, more transient, purpose such as tracking or randomization.
To damage the outer layers of a seed such as Lupinus or Sophora to assist germination.
To sprout; to shoot, as a seed or plant.
To initiate sprouting of tubers, such as potatoes, by placing them in special environment, before planting into the soil.
chit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word chit occurs in english on average 1.2 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.