they

/ðˈɛɪ/

press green buttons with IPA symbols to learn about each sound.

press

to play an example audio.
press
to record yourself and get feedback.

meanings

pronoun:

  1. A single person, previously mentioned, especially if of unknown or non-binary gender, but not if previously named and identified as male or female.
  2. People; some people; people in general; someone, excluding the speaker.
  3. There (especially as an expletive subject of be).
  4. A group of people, animals, plants, or objects previously mentioned.

determinative:

  1. Their.
  2. The, those.

words with similar pronunciation

The similarity is measured in the number of changed sounds (added, deleted, or replaced) between two transcriptions.

say/sˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
bay/bˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
ray/ɹˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
yea/jˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
lay/lˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
fay/fˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
thy/ðˈaɪ/, 1 change.
hey/hˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
may/mˈɛɪ/, 1 change.
weigh/wˈɛɪ/, 1 change.


If you believe that there are words that must be on this list, please send us an email.

Dashboard
Find a word
Accent test