how to pronounce hamburger


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the above transcription of hamburger 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.

hamburger is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… people eat our hamburger or they'll eat …”

meanings of hamburger


  1. A hot sandwich consisting of a patty of cooked ground beef or a meat substitute, in a sliced bun, sometimes also containing salad vegetables, condiments, or both.
  2. Ground beef, especially that intended to be made into hamburgers.
  3. A person from Hamburg.
  4. A hamburger button.
  5. The patty used in such a sandwich.
  6. An animal or human, or the flesh thereof, that has been badly injured as a result of an accident or conflict.

hamburger frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hamburger occurs in english on average 4.3 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 hamburger 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 hamburger can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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