how to pronounce lyrics


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the above transcription of lyrics 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.

lyrics is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of lyrics


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video examples of lyrics pronunciation

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

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meanings of lyrics


  1. Plural of lyric.
  2. The words to a song (or other vocal music).

lyrics frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word lyrics occurs in english on average 24 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to lyrics


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