how to pronounce bairn


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the above transcription of bairn 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.

bairn is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bairn in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Julie bairn armed …”

meanings of bairn


  1. A child or baby.

bairn frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bairn occurs in english on average 0.7 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 bairn 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 bairn can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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