how to pronounce marl


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the above transcription of marl 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.

marl is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… over time the word marl became male …”

meanings of marl


  1. To cover, as part of a rope, with marline, marking a peculiar hitch at each turn to prevent unwinding.
  2. To cover with the earthy substance called marl.


  1. A mixed earthy substance, consisting of carbonate of lime, clay, and possibly sand, in very variable proportions, and accordingly designated as calcareous, clayey, or sandy.

marl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word marl occurs in english on average 0.4 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 marl 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 marl can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to marl


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