How to Pronounce lyres?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lyres" is [lˈa͡ɪ͡əz], [lˈa‍ɪ‍əz], [l_ˈaɪə_z].

"Lyres" in context

Lyres have been around since antiquity, having been widely used in the ancient Near East and classical antiquity. They are a stringed musical instrument that is found in many cultures around the world. Its sound is typically produced by strumming or plucking the strings, though some designs also feature sound boxes for additional amplification. Lyres have been used to provide accompaniment for songs, as well as to create a harmonious musical atmosphere.

In Ancient Greece, the lyre was a symbol of Apollo.

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