how to pronounce below


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of below 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.

below is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of below


test your pronunciation of below

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

video examples of below pronunciation

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

“… the path rail station below it in July …”

meanings of below


  1. Downstream of.
  2. Unsuitable to the rank or dignity of; beneath.
  3. Lower in spatial position than.
  4. Downstage of.
  5. Within the writing of a given document which follows a particular appearance of the word "below".
  6. South of.
  7. Lower in value, price, rank or concentration than.


  1. Below zero.
  2. On a lower deck.
  3. Further down.
  4. In a lower place.
  5. On a lower storey.


  1. A surname​.

below frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word below occurs in english on average 162 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to below


Did this page help you?