how to pronounce nine


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the above transcription of nine 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.

nine is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… we know all the nine to five people all …”

meanings of nine


  1. A baseball club, team, or lineup (composed of nine players).
  2. A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
  3. A playing card with nine pips.
  4. The digit or figure 9.
  5. A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.


  1. A numerical value equal to 9; the number following eight and preceding ten.
  2. Describing a group or set with nine elements.


  1. A surname​.

nine frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word nine occurs in english on average 40.1 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.

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