how to pronounce harry


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the above transcription of harry 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.

harry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and that's true harry i'll take that one …”

meanings of harry


  1. To harass, bother or distress with demands, threats, or criticism.
  2. To plunder, pillage, assault.
  3. To make repeated attacks on an enemy.
  4. To strip, lay waste, ravage.


  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

harry frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word harry occurs in english on average 29.7 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.

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