how to pronounce rain


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the above transcription of rain 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.

rain is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… here at Marsh farm rain the last you …”

meaning of rain

Rain is a type of precipitation that falls from the sky.

rain frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word rain occurs in english on average 65.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rain 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 rain can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to rain


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