how to pronounce sonny


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the above transcription of sonny 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.

sonny is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… long time friend and sonny is all get …”

meanings of sonny


  1. A nickname for a male child.
  2. A male given name from English.
  3. A diminutive of the female given name Sonia.


  1. A familiar form of address for a boy.
  2. Form of address to a boy or man, to express contempt, warning etc.

sonny frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sonny occurs in english on average 2 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 sonny 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 sonny can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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