how to pronounce rays


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the above transcription of rays 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.

rays is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… what many fans of rays may not know is …”

meanings of rays


  1. Plural of ray.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ray.

rays frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rays occurs in english on average 6.5 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to rays


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