how to pronounce hums


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the above transcription of hums 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.

hums is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… privacy hums if you don't participate …”

meanings of hums


  1. Plural of hum.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hum.


  1. Dated spelling of Homs.

hums frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hums occurs in english on average 0.5 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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