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How to Pronounce hilt?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hilt" is [hˈɪlt], [hˈɪlt], [h_ˈɪ_l_t].

What are the misspellings for hilt?

"Hilt" in context

A hilt is a handle of a weapon, usually a sword. It is the part of the weapon that one holds, and consists of a guard, handle, and sometimes a pommel. Hilt designs vary greatly, and often reflect the culture it belongs to. For example, historical hilts from Japan may feature intricately designed, engraved details on its handle, while medieval European hilts are slimmer in design. Hilt materials may also vary, depending on the age and era. For example, while the handles of 15th century swords were often made of wood, today many hilts are composed of metal or steel.

What are similar-sounding words for hilt?

Usage over time for hilt:

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


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