How Do You Spell DELECTATES?

Pronunciation: [dɪlˈɛkte͡ɪts] (IPA)

The word "delectates" is a verb that means to delight or please greatly. It is spelled with five syllables: /dɪˈlɛk.təts/. The first syllable begins with the short "i" sound, followed by "LEC" which is pronounced with a short "e" sound. The third syllable is pronounced with a short "a" sound, followed by "TES" with a short "i" sound. In English language, the spelling of words can be tricky, but mastering pronunciation and phonetics can help with correct spelling.

Common Misspellings for DELECTATES

  • delecates
  • selectates
  • xelectates
  • celectates
  • felectates
  • relectates
  • eelectates
  • dwlectates
  • dslectates
  • ddlectates
  • drlectates
  • d4lectates
  • d3lectates
  • dekectates
  • depectates
  • deoectates
  • delwctates
  • delsctates
  • deldctates
  • delrctates

Etymology of DELECTATES

The word "delectate" dates back to the 16th century and is derived from the Latin word "delectare", which means "to delight" or "to please". In Latin, "delectare" is from the Proto-Indo-European root word "delic", meaning "to allure" or "to charm". Over time, the word "delectate" was formed in English as a verb to describe the act of delighting or pleasing someone.