how to pronounce hello


audio example by a male speaker

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the above transcription of hello 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.

hello is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of hello


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

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meaning of hello

Hello is a greeting.

hello frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word hello occurs in english on average 53.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to hello


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