how to pronounce sail


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the above transcription of sail 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.

sail is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this is simply a sail does you hold up …”

meaning of sail

Sail is a type of boat that is propelled by wind.

sail frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sail occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sail 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 sail can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to sail


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