how to pronounce shekel


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the above transcription of shekel 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.

shekel is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of shekel


  1. Money, especially that purportedly owned or distributed as bribes by Jewish elites.
  2. An ancient unit of weight equivalent to one-fiftieth of a mina.
  3. A currency unit of both ancient and modern Israel.

shekel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shekel occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

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