how to pronounce moth


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moth is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… do you the moth runs workshops for …”

meanings of moth


  1. A usually nocturnal insect of the order Lepidoptera, distinguished from butterflies by feather-like antennae.
  2. The plant Vigna aconitifolia, moth bean.
  3. Obsolete form of mote.
  4. A liver spot, especially an irregular or feathery one.
  5. Anything that gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing.


  1. To hunt for moths.

moth frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word moth occurs in english on average 2.6 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 moth 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 moth can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to moth


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