how to pronounce hark


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the above transcription of hark 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.

hark is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… my father would hark back to oh to be …”

meaning of hark

Hark means to listen attentively.

hark frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hark 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 hark 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 hark can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to hark


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