how to pronounce nineteen


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the above transcription of nineteen 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.

nineteen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the nineteen forties as japanese …”

meanings of nineteen


  1. The cardinal number occurring after eighteen and before twenty, represented in Roman numerals as XIX and in Arabic numerals as 19. It is the last/largest of the "teens".

nineteen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nineteen occurs in english on average 3.3 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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