how to pronounce porthole


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of porthole 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.

porthole is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of porthole

example pitch curve for pronunciation of porthole


test your pronunciation of porthole

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of porthole

video examples of porthole pronunciation

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

“… um porthole window in it which was …”

meanings of porthole


  1. A gunport; an opening in the hull of a ship through which cannon are fired.
  2. A circular window set in the hull of a ship.

porthole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word porthole occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

topics porthole can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that porthole can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to porthole


Did this page help you?