how to pronounce sign


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of sign 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.

sign is pronounced in one syllable

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of sign


test your pronunciation of sign

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

video examples of sign pronunciation

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

“… because in u.s sign language this …”

meaning of sign

A sign is a symbol that is used to represent an idea, object, or event.

sign frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word sign occurs in english on average 83.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sign 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 sign can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sign


Did this page help you?