how to pronounce linen


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the above transcription of linen 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.

linen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so here's a roman linen chest was there …”

meaning of linen

Linen is a type of fabric made from flax often used to cover beds and tables.

linen frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word linen occurs in english on average 9.6 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 linen 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 linen can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to linen


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