how to pronounce litany


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The above transcription of litany 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.

litany is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… heroes I'll stop with this litany in …”

meanings of litany


  1. A ritual liturgical prayer in which a series of prayers recited by a leader are alternated with responses from the congregation.
  2. A prolonged or tedious list.

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