how to pronounce lame


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the above transcription of lame 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.

lame is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… for the lame-duck session even if it …”

meaning of lame

Lame means slow, weak, or not able to walk or run.

lame frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lame occurs in english on average 10.6 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 lame 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 lame can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to lame


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