how to pronounce kerchief


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the above transcription of kerchief 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.

kerchief is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and the hand kerchief but he's not …”

meanings of kerchief


  1. A piece of cloth used to cover the head; a bandana.


  1. To cover with a kerchief.

kerchief frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kerchief occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to kerchief


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