how to pronounce yams


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the above transcription of yams 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.

yams is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… greens served over stewed yams and …”

meanings of yams


  1. Plural of yam.


  1. Plural of Yam.

yams frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word yams occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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