how to pronounce gird


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the above transcription of gird 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.

gird is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and he would gird with growing …”

meanings of gird


  1. To jeer.
  2. To jeer at.
  3. To bind with a flexible rope or cord.
  4. To prepare oneself for an action.
  5. To encircle with, or as if with a belt.


  1. A stroke with a rod or switch.
  2. A sarcastic remark.
  3. A severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.

gird frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gird occurs in english on average 0.2 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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