how to pronounce fen


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the above transcription of fen 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.

fen is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… shoot-down fen rears bottom jaw grabs …”

meanings of fen


  1. Fans; a plural form used by enthusiasts of science fiction, fantasy, and anime, partly from whimsy and partly to distinguish themselves from fans of sport, etc.
  2. A kind of mildew that grows on hops.
  3. A type of wetland fed by ground water and runoff, containing peat below the waterline, characteristically alkaline.
  4. A unit of currency in China, one-hundredth of a yuan.


  1. Used in children's games to prevent or forestall another player's action; a check or bar.

fen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fen occurs in english on average 0.4 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 fen 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 fen can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to fen


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