how to pronounce scaly


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the above transcription of scaly 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.

scaly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a small scaly reptile quietly darting …”

meanings of scaly


  1. Low, mean.
  2. Composed of scales lying over each other.
  3. Resembling scales, laminae, or layers.
  4. Covered or abounding with scales.


  1. The scaly yellowfish, Labeobarbus natalensis.

scaly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scaly occurs in english on average 0.8 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 scaly 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 scaly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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