how to pronounce nigh


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the above transcription of nigh 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.

nigh is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… You mr. speaker Tim nigh on behalf of …”

meaning of nigh

Night is the time of day when the sun is below the horizon.

nigh frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nigh occurs in english on average 0.7 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 nigh 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 nigh can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to nigh


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