how to pronounce ivy


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the above transcription of ivy 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.

ivy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this is the Operation Ivy nuclear test …”

meaning of ivy

Ivy is a plant that grows on walls and fences.

ivy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word ivy occurs in english on average 8.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ivy


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