how to pronounce lychee

/ˈlaɪ.tʃiː/

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the above transcription of lychee 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.

lychee frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lychee occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

lychee is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of lychee

laɪtʃ

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

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meanings of lychee

noun:

  1. The Chinese tropical fruit tree Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family.
  2. A soft pink-red colour, like that of a lychee rind (also called lychee red).
  3. That tree's bright red oval fruit with a single stone surrounded by a fleshy white aril.

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