how to pronounce light


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the above transcription of light 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.

light is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… you see our hot light or our glaze line …”

meaning of light

Light is the form of electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye.

light frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word light occurs in english on average 278.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

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