how to pronounce thyme


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thyme is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… lemon juice dijon mustard thyme and salt …”

meanings of thyme


  1. Any plant of the labiate genus Thymus, such as the garden thyme, Thymus vulgaris, a warm, pungent aromatic, that is much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups.

thyme frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word thyme occurs in english on average 7 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 thyme 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 thyme can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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