how to pronounce sounds


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of sounds 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.

sounds is pronounced in one syllable

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of sounds


test your pronunciation of sounds

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video examples of sounds pronunciation

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

“… in the sun this sounds like a spin-off …”

meanings of sounds


  1. Plural of sound.


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

sounds frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word sounds occurs in english on average 103.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words with pronunciation similar to sounds


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