how to pronounce tawny


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of tawny 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.

tawny is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of tawny


test your pronunciation of tawny

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

video examples of tawny pronunciation

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

“… or the tawny detachment its symbol was a …”

meanings of tawny


  1. A sweet, fortified wine which is blended and matured in wood.
  2. Of a light brown to brownish orange color. tawny.


  1. A light brown to brownish orange colour.

tawny frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tawny occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to tawny


Did this page help you?