how to pronounce bay


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the above transcription of bay 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.

bay is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the other end of the bay of the 400 foot …”

meaning of bay

Bay is a body of water.

bay frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bay occurs in english on average 34.5 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 bay 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 bay can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bay


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