how to pronounce half


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the above transcription of half 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.

half is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… in a two and a half ton car the next 20 …”

meaning of half

Half means one of two equal parts.

half frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word half occurs in english on average 297.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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