how to pronounce northerly


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the above transcription of northerly 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.

northerly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… weather forecasters say northerly winds …”

meanings of northerly


  1. Located in a northern region.
  2. Facing the north; directed towards the north.
  3. Coming from the north.


  1. From the north.
  2. In an northward direction or position; (towards the) north.


  1. A wind blowing from the north.

northerly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word northerly occurs in english on average 0.1 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 northerly 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 northerly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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