how to pronounce herself


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the above transcription of herself 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.

herself is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… well near only pulled herself out of …”

meanings of herself


  1. She; an intensive repetition of the female subject, often used to indicate the exclusiveness of that person as the only satisfier of the predicate.
  2. The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; she (used of upper-class ladies, or sarcastically, of women who imagine themselves to be more important than others).
  3. Honorific alternative letter-case form of herself, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.
  4. Her; the female object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject.

herself frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word herself occurs in english on average 87.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to herself


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