how to pronounce psalm


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the above transcription of psalm 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.

psalm is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… inch and the psalm said when I consider …”

meanings of psalm


  1. A sacred song; a poetical composition for use in the praise or worship of God.
  2. One of the hymns by David and others, collected into one book of the Old Testament, or a modern metrical version of such a hymn for public worship.


  1. To extol in psalms; to make music; to sing.

psalm frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word psalm occurs in english on average 13.5 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.

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