how to pronounce happy


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the above transcription of happy 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.

happy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to me and I'll be happy to help okay so …”

meaning of happy

Happy means feeling or showing great joy or contentment.

happy frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word happy occurs in english on average 117.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics happy 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 happy can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to happy


words that rhyme with happy


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