how to pronounce belly


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the above transcription of belly 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.

belly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… this is like a belly button poke poke …”

meaning of belly

Belly means the part of the body that is below the rib cage.

belly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word belly occurs in english on average 8.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to belly


words that rhyme with belly


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