how to pronounce scratchy


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the above transcription of scratchy 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.

scratchy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… when it's in scratchy doctor handwriting …”

meaning of scratchy

Scratchy means rough or harsh to the touch.

scratchy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scratchy occurs in english on average 1.4 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 scratchy 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 scratchy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with scratchy


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