How to Pronounce hither?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hither" is [hˈɪðə], [hˈɪðə], [h_ˈɪ_ð_ə].

"Hither" in context

Hither is an archaic word meaning "to this place". It can be used to refer to a physical location, or to a figurative state of a situation. For example, if someone is asking where they should go, they may be told to "hither" to a certain destination. It can also be used in the phrase "hither and thither" which means to a certain point and back.

When used in a more poetic sense, the word can connote a feeling of longing or nostalgia for a place or time that has been lost.

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