how to pronounce harp

/hɑːp/

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harp is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of harp

noun:

  1. Any instrument of the same musicological type.
  2. (music) A musical instrument consisting of a body and a curved neck, strung with strings of varying length that are stroked or plucked with the fingers and are vertical to the soundboard when viewed from the end of the body.
  3. A harmonica.
  4. A grain sieve.

verb:

  1. To play on (a harp or similar instrument).
  2. To play (a tune) on the harp.
  3. To repeatedly mention a subject.
  4. To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.

name:

  1. An occupational surname for a player of the harp.

words with pronunciation similar to harp

harkhephiphardhoophalvehearthhalfharshsharp

words that rhyme with harp

sharpscarp

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