how to pronounce six


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the above transcription of six 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.

six is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the end of month six is broadly in line …”

meanings of six


  1. The digit or figure 6.
  2. Small beer sold at six shillings per barrel.
  3. Rear, behind (rear side of something).
  4. An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
  5. A touchdown.


  1. Describing a group or set with six elements.
  2. A numerical value equal to 6; the number following five and preceding seven. This many dots: (••••••).


  1. Abbreviation of MI6. (Secret Intelligence Service).

six frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word six occurs in english on average 303.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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