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How to Pronounce courtly?

Correct pronunciation for the word "courtly" is [kˈɔːtli], [kˈɔːtli], [k_ˈɔː_t_l_i].

"Courtly" in context

Courtly is a term that is often used to describe a specific type of folklore, a type of etiquette and manners, or a particular behavior. In folklore, courtly refers to a type of chivalric tradition that is recognized as being formal and proper, derived from the customs of medieval nobility. Etiquette and manners play an important role in courtly behavior, as this is typically associated with the class level or rank of a person. Common features of courtly behavior include politeness, kindness, respect, elegance, charm, and the use of polite language when addressing others.

Usage over time for courtly:

This graph shows how "courtly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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