how to pronounce harken


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harken is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with harken Energy Corporation where …”

meanings of harken


  1. Alternative spelling of hearken: to hear, to listen, to have regard.
  2. To hark back, to return or revert (to a subject, etc.), to allude to, to evoke, to long or pine for (a past event or era).

harken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word harken occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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