how to pronounce lament

/ləˈmɛnt/

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The above transcription of lament 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.

lament is pronounced in two syllables

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ləmɛnt

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

“… you belong and lament your lot but our …”

meaning of lament

Lament means to express sorrow or grief.

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