how to pronounce southerly


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the above transcription of southerly 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.

southerly is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… after the calm a southerly wind begins …”

meanings of southerly


  1. Coming from the south.
  2. Located towards the south.
  3. Facing the south; directed towards the south.


  1. From the south.
  2. In a southward direction or position; (towards the) south.


  1. A wind blowing from the south.

southerly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word southerly occurs in english on average 1 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 southerly 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 southerly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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