how to pronounce yarn


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the above transcription of yarn 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.

yarn is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… traditional yarn with horsehair and …”

meaning of yarn

Yarn is a type of thread made from fibers.

yarn frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word yarn occurs in english on average 22.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics yarn 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 yarn can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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