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warble is pronounced in two syllables
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video examples of warble pronunciation
An example use of warble in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… warming thanks for now warble or what …”
meanings of warble
To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
To sing like a bird, especially with trills.
To cause to quaver or vibrate.
To modulate a tone's frequency.
A lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus Hypoderma.
In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrowband noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.
The sound of one who warbles; singing with trills or modulations.
A small hard swelling on a horse's back, caused by the galling of the saddle.
warble frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word warble 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.