how to pronounce calf


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the above transcription of calf 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.

calf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… cow in fact the calf is split from the …”

meaning of calf

A calf is a young cow.

calf frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word calf occurs in english on average 6.5 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 calf 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 calf can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to calf


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