how to pronounce malt


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the above transcription of malt 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.

malt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ourselves across 55% of our malt is our …”

meanings of malt


  1. A milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor.
  2. Malt liquor, especially malt whisky.
  3. Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain.
  4. Initialism of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue.
  5. Malted grain (sprouted grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.


  1. To drink malt liquor.
  2. To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying with hot air) in order to develop enzymes that can break down starches and proteins in the grain.
  3. To become malt.

malt frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word malt occurs in english on average 23.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

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