how to pronounce nun


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the above transcription of nun 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.

nun is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… magazine not for a nun for conservative …”

meaning of nun

A nun is a member of a religious order of women who take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and live under the authority of a religious superior.

nun frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nun 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 nun 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 nun can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to nun


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