how to pronounce forefinger


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the above transcription of forefinger 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.

forefinger is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… enough to admit the forefinger all right …”

meanings of forefinger


  1. The index finger: the first finger next to the thumb.

forefinger frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word forefinger occurs in english on average 2.1 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.

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