how to pronounce sound


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

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

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of sound

example pitch curve for pronunciation of sound


test your pronunciation of sound

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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.

sound frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word sound occurs in english on average 152.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sound


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