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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word rite:

a religious or other solemn ceremony or act:
the rite of communion
pagan fertility rites
a body of customary observances characteristic of a Church or a part of it:
the Byzantine rite
a social custom, practice, or conventional act:
the British family Christmas rite

rite of passage

a ceremony or event marking an important stage in someone’s life, especially birth, the transition from childhood to adulthood, marriage, and death:
a novel which depicts the state of adolescence and the rites of passage that lead to adulthood

Middle English: from Latin ritus ‘(religious) usage’