how to pronounce joy


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the above transcription of joy 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.

joy is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… smiling uh faced with tears of joy and i …”

meaning of joy

Joy is a feeling of great happiness.

joy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word joy occurs in english on average 29.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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