how to pronounce saturday


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the above transcription of saturday 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.

saturday is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 00 o'clock on Saturday nights right …”

meanings of saturday


  1. The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; observed as the Sabbath in Judaism (i.e., the Jewish Sabbath (Shabbat), Friday sunset to Saturday sunset); it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.


  1. On Saturday.

saturday frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word saturday occurs in english on average 83.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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