how to pronounce roy


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the above transcription of roy 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.

roy is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Smith Roxy Paine Roy Lichtenstein and …”

meanings of roy


  1. A surname of Bengali origin.
  2. A city in Utah, United States.
  3. A river and glen (see Glen Roy) in Highland council area, Scotland.
  4. A surname of Old French origin.
  5. A surname​.
  6. A surname of Anglo-Norman origin.
  7. A placename.
  8. A male given name from Scottish Gaelic.
  9. A surname of Scottish Gaelic origin.


  1. A king.


  1. Royal.

roy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word roy occurs in english on average 11.4 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 roy 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 roy can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to roy


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