how to pronounce jake


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the above transcription of jake 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.

jake is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… of mine Jake with me here today to be …”

meanings of jake


  1. Police, a federal government officer.
  2. Jamaica ginger.
  3. A Discordian prank involving a large number of people sending bizarre letters or parcels to a targeted individual.
  4. A juvenile male turkey.
  5. A police officer (on foot, rather than in a patrol car).


  1. A male given name.


  1. Adequate; satisfactory; acceptable.


  1. To play a Discordian prank on (somebody), involving a large number of people sending bizarre letters or parcels to that person.

jake frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word jake occurs in english on average 6.4 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 jake 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 jake can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to jake


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