how to pronounce bike


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the above transcription of bike 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.

bike is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of bike


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video examples of bike pronunciation

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

“… oh no I've got my pop bike stuck in a …”

meaning of bike

Bike is a type of two-wheeled vehicle with pedals and a chain connecting the front and rear wheels.

bike frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word bike occurs in english on average 18.1 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 bike 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 bike can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to bike


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