how to pronounce wren


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wren is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… likes of Sir Christopher Wren or Sir …”

meanings of wren


  1. Troglodytes troglodytes (Eurasian wren).
  2. Any small bird of similar appearance to a true wren, such as a fairywren or scrubwren.
  3. Any member of a mainly New World passerine bird family Troglodytidae; true wren.
  4. A female member of the Royal Navy (a member of the WRNS).


  1. A male or female given name from English from the noun wren.
  2. A surname​.
  3. Sir Christopher Wren, English architect.

wren frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wren occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

topics wren 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 wren can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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