how to pronounce hummingbird


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the above transcription of hummingbird 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.

hummingbird is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… there was one particular hummingbird the …”

meanings of hummingbird


  1. Any of various small American birds in the family Trochilidae that have the ability to hover.

hummingbird frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hummingbird occurs in english on average 1.8 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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