how to pronounce banality


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of banality 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.

banality is pronounced in four syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of banality

example pitch curve for pronunciation of banality


test your pronunciation of banality

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of banality

video examples of banality pronunciation

An example use of banality in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… platitudes and natural banality are …”

meanings of banality


  1. A feudal right or obligation, especially the obligation for a peasant to grind grain at the lord's mill, or the profits accruing from such rights.
  2. The quality of being banal.
  3. Something which is banal.

Did this page help you?