how to pronounce gnat


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the above transcription of gnat 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.

gnat is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of gnat pronunciation

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

“… okay it's like a gnat flying full speed …”

meanings of gnat


  1. A type of jet fighter aircraft.
  2. Any small insect of the order Diptera, specifically within the suborder Nematocera.

gnat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gnat occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to gnat


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