how to pronounce nape


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the above transcription of nape 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.

nape is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… to have to do is nape the sauce over the …”

meanings of nape


  1. Abbreviation of N-acyl-phosphatidylethanolamine.
  2. The part of a fish or bird immediately behind the head.
  3. Napalm.
  4. A tablecloth.
  5. The back part of the neck.


  1. To bombard with napalm.

nape frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nape occurs in english on average 2.2 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 nape 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 nape can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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