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Pronunciation of Lilt: Learn how to pronounce Lilt in English correctly

Learn how to say Lilt correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word lilt:

a characteristic rising and falling of the voice when speaking; a pleasant gentle accent:
he spoke with a faint but recognizable Irish lilt
a pleasant, gently swinging rhythm in a song or tune:
the lilt of the Hawaiian music
archaic, chiefly Scottish a cheerful tune.
[no object] (often as adjective lilting)
speak, sing, or sound with a lilt:
a lilting Irish accent

late Middle English lulte (in the senses ‘sound an alarm’ or ‘lift up the voice’), of unknown origin