how to pronounce nelson


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the above transcription of nelson 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.

nelson is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I love Bailey Nelson they are …”

meanings of nelson


  1. A place in Australia.
  2. A city in British Columbia, Canada.
  3. A city and region of New Zealand, named after Horatio Nelson.
  4. A place in the United States.
  5. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  6. A placename.
  7. A patronymic surname​.
  8. A place in the United Kingdom.


  1. A score of 111, sometimes considered to be unlucky.
  2. A wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arm is locked behind his back.

nelson frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word nelson occurs in english on average 10 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.

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