how to pronounce odyssey


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of odyssey 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.

odyssey is pronounced in three syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of odyssey


test your pronunciation of odyssey

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

video examples of odyssey pronunciation

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

“… an odyssey and I started to read the …”

meanings of odyssey


  1. An extended adventurous voyage.
  2. An intellectual or spiritual quest.


  1. An epic poem, ascribed to Homer, that describes the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.

odyssey frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word odyssey occurs in english on average 3.2 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 odyssey 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 odyssey can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to odyssey


words that rhyme with odyssey


Did this page help you?