how to pronounce puny


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the above transcription of puny 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.

puny is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… call sliders due to their puny size will …”

meaning of puny

Puny means small and weak.

puny frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word puny occurs in english on average 0.8 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 puny 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 puny can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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