how to pronounce berkshire


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the above transcription of berkshire 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.

berkshire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Alison in Warfield in Berkshire Texas as …”

meanings of berkshire


  1. A steam locomotive of the 2-8-4 wheel arrangement. [[File:Wikipedia-logo.png|14px|none| ]] 2-8-4 on Wikipedia.
  2. A breed of pig from Berkshire county.


  1. An inland county of England, bounded by Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Greater London and Wiltshire.

berkshire frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word berkshire occurs in english on average 6.6 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.

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