how to pronounce bray

/bɹɛɪ/

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bray is pronounced in one syllable

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bɹɛɪ

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An example use of bray in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of bray

verb:

  1. To make a harsh, discordant sound like a donkey's bray.
  2. Of an animal (now chiefly of animals related to the ass or donkey, and the camel): to make its cry.
  3. To hit (someone or something).
  4. To crush or pound, especially using a pestle and mortar.
  5. To make or utter (a shout, sound, etc.) discordantly, loudly, or in a harsh and grating manner.

noun:

  1. Any discordant, grating, or harsh sound.
  2. The cry of an animal, now chiefly that of animals related to the ass or donkey, or the camel.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Berkshire, England.

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