how to pronounce hearth


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hearth is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… concept of the hearth or the hearth or …”

meanings of hearth


  1. The lowest part of a metallurgical furnace.
  2. Home or family life.
  3. A brazier, chafing dish, or firebox.
  4. An open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire may be built.
  5. A household or group in some forms of the modern pagan faith Heathenry.
  6. A brick, stone or cement floor to a fireplace or oven.

hearth frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hearth occurs in english on average 2.1 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.

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