how to pronounce hay


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the above transcription of hay 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.

hay is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… invented and you grew hay or you did …”

meaning of hay

Hay is a type of grass.

hay frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hay occurs in english on average 9.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to hay


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