how to pronounce satyr


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the above transcription of satyr 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.

satyr is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we're putting it off the satyr I'm …”

meanings of satyr


  1. A lecherous man.
  2. Synonym of faun.
  3. The orangutan.
  4. A sylvan deity or demigod, male companion of Pan or Dionysus, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness, sometimes pictured with a perpetual erection.
  5. Any of various butterflies of the nymphalid subfamily Satyrinae, having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.

satyr frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word satyr occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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