how to pronounce herd


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the above transcription of herd 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.

herd is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… corner boom an entire herd of giraffes …”

meaning of herd

A herd is a group of animals that are moving together.

herd frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word herd occurs in english on average 6.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to herd


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