how to pronounce dirge


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dirge is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of dirge


  1. A mournful poem or piece of music composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person.
  2. A song or piece of music that is considered too slow, bland or boring.


  1. To sing dirges.

dirge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dirge occurs in english on average 0.4 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 dirge 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 dirge can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to dirge


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