how to pronounce handy


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the above transcription of handy 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.

handy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and let's pick up some handy demolition …”

meaning of handy

Handy is a word that means helpful, useful, or convenient.

handy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word handy occurs in english on average 19 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to handy


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