how to pronounce nelly


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the above transcription of nelly 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.

nelly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a nervous nelly all the time and so …”

meaning of nelly

Nelly is a female name.

nelly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nelly occurs in english on average 1.2 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.

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