how to pronounce delights


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of delights 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.

delights is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of delights


test your pronunciation of delights

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

video examples of delights pronunciation

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

“… selfishness man delights in competition …”

meanings of delights


  1. Plural of delight.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of delight.

delights frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word delights occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

Did this page help you?