how to pronounce leaf


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the above transcription of leaf 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.

leaf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… anne is concerned taking leaf out of her …”

meaning of leaf

A leaf is a thin, flat, usually green, plant part that is typically found on a stem.

leaf frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word leaf occurs in english on average 15.4 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 leaf 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 leaf can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to leaf


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