how to pronounce hip


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the above transcription of hip 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.

hip is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… old-school hip-hop and soul and jazz as …”

meaning of hip

Hip is a slang term for the hip bone.

hip frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hip occurs in english on average 11.1 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 hip 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 hip can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to hip


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