how to pronounce sound

/ˈsaʊnd/

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The above transcription of sound 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.

sound is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of sound

saʊnd

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video examples of sound pronunciation

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

“… I'll do a fart sound and an opera singer …”

meaning of sound

Sound is a noise that can be heard by the human ear.

words with pronunciation similar to sound

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