how to pronounce burgh


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the above transcription of burgh 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.

burgh is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of burgh


  1. A small mound, often used in reference to tumuli (mostly restricted to place names).
  2. A borough or chartered town (now only used as an official subdivision in Scotland).

burgh frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word burgh occurs in english on average 2.3 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 burgh 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 burgh can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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