how to pronounce loch


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the above transcription of loch 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.

loch is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ocean that's what Loch Ness is no …”

meanings of loch


  1. Alternative form of lohoch (“medicine taken by licking").
  2. A bay or arm of the sea.
  3. A lake.

loch frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word loch occurs in english on average 1.9 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to loch


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