how to pronounce lute


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the above transcription of lute 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.

lute is pronounced in one syllable

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

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meanings of lute


  1. A fretted stringed instrument of European origin, similar to the guitar, having a bowl-shaped body or soundbox; any of a wide variety of chordophones with a pear-shaped body and a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.
  2. A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from earth.
  3. A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
  4. Thick sticky clay or cement used to close up a hole or gap, especially to make something air-tight.


  1. To play on a lute, or as if on a lute.
  2. To fix or fasten something with lute.


  1. A surname​.

lute frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lute occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to lute


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