how to pronounce him


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the above transcription of him 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.

him is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… these days I run into him quite a bit so …”

meanings of him


  1. Honorific alternative letter-case form of him, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.
  2. Used reflexively: (to) himself.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of Him.
  4. With nominative effect: he, especially as a predicate after be, or following a preposition.
  5. Following a preposition.
  6. With dative effect or as an indirect object.
  7. With accusative effect or as a direct object.
  8. A masculine pronoun; he as a grammatical object.


  1. A male person or animal.

him frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word him occurs in english on average 1304.9 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 him 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 him can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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