how to pronounce head


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the above transcription of head 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.

head is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of head pronunciation

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

“… above so I decided to head in and check …”

meaning of head

Head is the part of the body that is above the neck.

head frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word head occurs in english on average 353.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to head


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