how to pronounce burl

/ˈbɝl/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of burl 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.

burl is pronounced in one syllable

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of burl

bɝl

test your pronunciation of burl

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

video examples of burl pronunciation

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

“… on top is this a layer of burl or is the …”

meanings of burl

noun:

  1. Wood of a mottled veneer, usually cut from such a growth.
  2. A knot or lump in thread or cloth.
  3. A tree growth in which the grain has grown in a deformed manner.

verb:

  1. To remove the knots in cloth.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to burl

burpbellbirdcurlburleyballbirthpearlhurlwhirl

Did this page help you?