how to pronounce elves


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the above transcription of elves 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.

elves is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… twinkly magic place of happy elves and …”

meanings of elves


  1. Plural of elve.
  2. Plural of elf.

elves frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word elves occurs in english on average 4.6 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.

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