how to pronounce whisper


audio example by a male speaker

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the above transcription of whisper 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.

whisper is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of whisper


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video examples of whisper pronunciation

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

“… they hear better in a whisper much like …”

meaning of whisper

Whisper is a soft spoken voice.

whisper frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word whisper occurs in english on average 13.1 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 whisper 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 whisper can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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