how to pronounce hug


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the above transcription of hug 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.

hug is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… no one i need a hug uh i need a venusian …”

meaning of hug

A hug is a friendly gesture of affection.

hug frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hug occurs in english on average 19.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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