how to pronounce signs


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of signs 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.

signs is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of signs


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video examples of signs pronunciation

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

“… reads all kinds of signs and he leaves …”

meanings of signs


  1. Plural of sign.


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

signs frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word signs occurs in english on average 45.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words with pronunciation similar to signs


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