how to pronounce tine


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the above transcription of tine 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.

tine is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of tine


  1. A spike or point on an implement or tool, especially a prong of a fork or a tooth of a comb.
  2. A wild vetch or tare.
  3. Trouble; distress; teen.
  4. A small branch, especially on an antler or horn.


  1. To kindle; to set on fire.
  2. To shut in, or enclose.
  3. To rage; to smart.


  1. Small, diminutive.

tine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tine occurs in english on average 0.4 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 tine 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 tine can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tine


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