how to pronounce henry


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the above transcription of henry 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.

henry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was $21,000 Henry had it set up where we …”

meanings of henry


  1. A city in Illinois; named for Illinois militia officer James D. Henry.
  2. An Irish surname, an anglicization of Ó hInneirghe (“descendant of Inneirghe").
  3. An Irish patronymic surname, an alternate anglicization of Mac Éinrí, Mac Hannraoi, Mac Annraoi (“son of Henry") (McHenry).
  4. An unincorporated community in Indiana.
  5. A locale in the United States.
  6. A village in Nebraska; named for Henry Nichols, late son of the original owner of the town site.
  7. A town in South Dakota; named for early settler J. D. Henry.
  8. A male given name from the Germanic languages, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
  9. A French and English patronymic surname​.


  1. A turd.
  2. A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.
  3. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: H.

henry frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word henry occurs in english on average 74.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) education, science, and technology;

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