how to pronounce stay

/ˈstɛɪ/

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The above transcription of stay 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.

stay is pronounced in one syllable

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stɛɪ

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

“… seem to you know stay with one story or …”

meaning of stay

Stay means to remain in a place or state.

words with pronunciation similar to stay

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