how to pronounce leg


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leg is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… long and loud so that the leg the the so …”

meanings of leg


  1. Something that supports.
  2. A branch circuit; one phase of a polyphase system.
  3. A rod-like protrusion from an inanimate object, supporting it from underneath.
  4. The ability of something to persist or succeed over a long period of time.
  5. In humans, the lower limb extending from the groin to the ankle.
  6. One side of a multiple-sided (often triangular) course in a sailing race.
  7. A stage of a journey, race etc.
  8. An extension of a steam boiler downward, in the form of a narrow space between vertical plates, sometimes nearly surrounding the furnace and ash pit, and serving to support the boiler; called also water leg.
  9. The portion of the lower limb of a human that extends from the knee to the ankle.
  10. One of the two sides of a right triangle that is not the hypotenuse.
  11. A branch or lateral circuit connecting an instrument with the main line.
  12. Abbreviation of legislature.
  13. In a grain elevator, the case containing the lower part of the belt which carries the buckets.
  14. A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one side to the other.
  15. Denotes the half of the field on the same side as the batsman's legs; the left side for a right-handed batsman.
  16. A limb or appendage that an animal uses for support or locomotion.
  17. One of the branches of a hyperbola or other curve which extend outward indefinitely.
  18. Abbreviation of legend.
  19. A single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest.
  20. A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.
  21. An army soldier assigned to a paratrooper unit who has not yet been qualified as a paratrooper.
  22. A gesture of submission; a bow or curtsey. Chiefly in phrase make a leg.
  23. An underlying instrument of a derivatives strategy.
  24. A part of garment, such as a pair of trousers/pants, that covers a leg.


  1. To build legs onto a platform or stage for support.
  2. To apply force using the leg (as in 'to leg a horse').
  3. To put a series of three or more options strikes into the stock market.
  4. To remove the legs from an animal carcass.


  1. Abbreviation of legislative.

leg frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word leg occurs in english on average 36 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) transport and travel;

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