how to pronounce tay


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the above transcription of tay 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.

tay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tay 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.

tay is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… meet you thank you oh this is Tay and he …”

meanings of tay


  1. The longest river in Scotland, at 188 km; it originates on the slopes of Ben Lui in the north-west of the country, and flows eastwards through the city of Perth before becoming an estuary, the Firth of Tay. Its estuary separates the north of Fife from the city of Dundee, and flows into the North Sea.
  2. A township in Ontario, Canada.


  1. Tea.

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