how to pronounce yolk


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the above transcription of yolk 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.

yolk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… shell the yolk keeps spinning inside so …”

meanings of yolk


  1. The yellow, spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the white albumen, and serves as nutriment for the growing young.
  2. The grease in a sheep's fleece.

yolk frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yolk occurs in english on average 3.8 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.

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

1) food and health;

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