how to pronounce silk


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the above transcription of silk 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.

silk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this is a map of the silk road and the …”

meaning of silk

Silk is a type of fiber that is made from the cocoons of silkworms.

silk frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word silk occurs in english on average 15.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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