how to pronounce moon


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moon is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the people who hack the moon so what do …”

meanings of moon


  1. (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.
  2. To spend time idly, absent-mindedly.
  3. To expose to the rays of the Moon.
  4. To adorn with moons or crescents.
  5. Of a coin or token: to rise in price rapidly.
  6. To display one's buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest.
  7. To shoot the moon.


  1. The eighteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot.
  2. The thirty-second Lenormand card.
  3. In hearts, the action of taking all the point cards in one hand.
  4. Any natural satellite of a planet.
  5. A month, particularly a lunar month.
  6. A crescent-like outwork in a fortification.


  1. Alternative letter-case form of Moon; the Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
  2. A personification of the moon.
  3. A surname​.
  4. The 54th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  5. The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by ☾.

moon frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word moon occurs in english on average 62 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 moon 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 moon can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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