how to pronounce neigh


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the above transcription of neigh 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.

neigh is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… would neigh on commands a Beres did as …”

meanings of neigh


  1. To make its cry.
  2. To scoff or sneer.
  3. To make a sound similar to a horse's cry.


  1. The cry of a horse.

neigh frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word neigh occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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