how to pronounce wharf


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the above transcription of wharf 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.

wharf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… really Wharf area that I really like …”

meanings of wharf


  1. The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.
  2. A man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.


  1. To place on a wharf.
  2. To secure by a wharf.

wharf frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wharf occurs in english on average 2.1 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 wharf 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 wharf can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to wharf


words that rhyme with wharf


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